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Butterfly Cicada

April 8 , 2024 40 days 246 0
  • Scientists have discovered a new species of cicadas in Meghalaya, India, referred to as “Butterfly Cicadas.”
  • The new species, Becquartina bicolor, represents the first record of the genus Becquartina in India.
  • This discovery highlights the biodiversity potential of Meghalaya’s ecosystems.
  • The species is named “bicolor” due to the presence of two distinct color forms.
  • It appears to be endemic to Garo Hills and Ri Bhoi district.

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