Empress cicada
Scientific Name Pomponia imperatoria
Kingdom Animalia
Class Insecta
Order Hemiptera
Family Cicadidae
Distribution southern thailand,peninsular malaysia and singapore
Size up to 217 mm
Alternative Names giant cicada
Regional Names Flagofchinasmall(帝王蟬)
The Empress Cicada is the largest cicada on earth.they call up to 30 minutes during 7 pm.they are abundant at march to may.their call is a low pitched droning nosie similar to running your fingers on the teeth of a comb with a lower is sometimes called Megapomponia imperatoria

a pinned specimen

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