Neotibicen bermudiana Verrill, 1902:736

Bermuda cicada, Bermuda singer, Bermuda scissor-grinder



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cicada bermudiana Verrill, 1902:736; Tibicen bermudiana Verrill, 1902:736


Conservation Status


Last record: 1989 (Wilson & Hilburn, 1991:416)



Bermuda Islands


Biology & Ecology







Above: a preserved Bermuda cicada. Photo by Brian Gratwicke in 2010. Released under CCA 2.0 license. Source: Wikimedia Commons.



Original scientific description:

Verrill, A. E. (1902). The Bermuda Islands: An account of their scenery, climate, productions, physiology, natural history and geology, with sketches of their discovery and early history and changes in their flora and fauna due to man. Trans. Conn. Acad. Sci. 9: 1-548.


Other references:

Sterrer, W. (1998). How many species are there in Bermuda? Bulletin of Marine Science 62(23): 809-840.

Wilson, Michael R. and Hilburn, Daniel J. (1991). Annotated List of the Auchenorrhynchous Homoptera (Insecta) of Bermuda. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 84(4): 412-419.


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