Le Marche Mountain Cicada: New Insect Species Discovered in Le Marche and Switzerland

A multinational group of entomologists has discovered a new species of singing cicada that occurs from southern Switzerland to central Italy.  The newly-discovered species has been named the Italian mountain cicada (Cicadetta sibillae).

“The species name ‘sibillae’ is genitive of ‘sibilla’, and is derived from the locality name Monte Sibilla in the Monti Sibillini mountain group (Marche Region). […]

Source: www.sci-news.com

How fascinating. Scientists discover a  brand new species of  cicada right here in the Sibillini mountains. Well they certainly picked a beautiful  area to live in.  Via  Mariano  Pallottini  @Mariano PallottinicheBreaks

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