Oshima-zemi(in japanese)

Oshima-zemi(in japanese)
Japanese Common Name
Scientific name
Meimuna oshimensis
Order: Hemiptera, Family: Cicadidae
About 5 cm
Species Distribution
Okinawa, Kumejima, Amamioshima and Tokunoshima Islands
The species is found around August to November. The body is vivid green. It creates a very unique metallic sound.
It is found in unpopulated areas such as forests in the northern part of Okinawa island.

Updated October 2020

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