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Pomponia imperatoria Giant !!

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Pomponia imperatoria
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BHCILA - 070303
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SPECIES  Pomponia imperatoria 

ORIGIN   Thailand

FRAME   20x20xD5cm Made from recycled products.

DESCRIPTION  AKA Empress Cicada. This impressive specimen is huge ! Brown colouration with clear lattice like wings. Unlike crickets and grasshoppers which make sounds by rubbing their wings and legs together, male cicadas produce sound by vibrating special membrane-like structures (tymbals) on their abdomen. The male’s enlarged abdomen is mostly filled with an air sac that functions as a resonance chamber thus greatly amplifying their songs. (Triplehorn & Johnson, 2004)

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