Kōrero: Cicadas

Maoricicada mangu

Most of the dark-coloured Maoricicada species live in alpine habitats or other bare, rocky sites. This one, Maoricicada mangu, is distributed east of the main divide from the Kaikōura mountains to Tekapo and the Mackenzie Pass area. Nowhere else in the world do cicadas live in such rocky, mountainous zones.

Sound file from Cicada Central

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Cicada Central
Photograph by Chris Simon

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Marris, 'Cicadas - Introducing cicadas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/11008/maoricicada-mangu (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā John Marris, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007