Pycna sylvia (Distant, 1899)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1906 (Malherbe et al., 2004)

Rediscovered in 2001 (Malherbe et al., 2004)



South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Distant, W. L. (1899). On two undescribed cicadas from the Transvaal. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. London. (Ser. 7). 3: 81-82.


Other references:

Malherbe, C., Burger, M. and Stephen, R. D. (2004). Rediscovery of the cicada Pycna sylvia (Distant, 1899): including behaviourial and ecological notes for the species (Hemiptera: Cicadidae): scientific notes. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 41(1): 85-89. [Abstract]


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