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  Proretineta vermacula

 

Vietnam

A rare cicada, known only by the Latin designation Proretineta vermacula and spotted in Sapa, in northern Vietnam. It has a black body and bright yellowish orangey eyes, and at the back of the neck it has an off-white to pale orangey band across the neck.

 

The forewings are mostly black with orange veins and some orange colouration at the base and off-white colouration on the outer edges, while near the middle is also an off-white band that runs across the breadth of either wings. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

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  Proretineta vermacula