Donovan’s illustration of Cicada indica Donovan 1800. This stunning species is a junior synonym of Tacua speciosa speciosa (Illiger, 1800) and is not found on the Indian subcontinent, an example of the historical misattribution of species from the “East Indies” with India.

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  Part of: Price B, Allan E, Marathe K, Sarkar V, Simon C, Kunte K (2016) The cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka: an annotated provisional catalogue, regional checklist and bibliography. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e8051.