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Butterfly Cicada: 1 April 2024

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About Butterfly Cicada:

  • It is a newly discovered species of cicada belonging to the genus Becquartina.
  • It brings the total number of known species in the genus Becquartina to seven.
  • It was discovered in Meghalaya.
  • It marks the first-ever record of this genus in the country.
  • The colorful wings of the cicada earned it the nickname butterfly cicada.

About Cicada:

  • They are a group of sound-producing insects.

Why in news?

A new species of Butterfly Cicada has been discovered in Meghalaya.