In the world, only three species of the first cicadas have been published. In Vietnam, specimens are available in Thua Thien - Hue and Da Nang.
Neoalcathous annamica species;A (seen from the back), B (head), C (viewed from the abdomen), D (forehead seen from the abdomen), E (seen from the side), F (head and chest seen from the side).(Photo: VAST).
Scientists at the Royal Institute of Natural Sciences and the Vietnam Museum of Nature have discovered and announced a new species of long-headed cicadas for science. This cicada is described in detail in the International Journal of Belgian Journal of Entomology, belonging to Neoalcathous Wang & Huang, 1989 (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Fulgoridae).
In the world, only three species of this long-headed cicada are published. This is also the first time this breed has been recorded in Vietnam. Species of the species collected by scientists in Thua Thien Hue and Da Nang in 2018, stored at the Royal Belgian Academy of Natural Sciences and Vietnam Museum of Nature, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Male.
Compared to normal cicadas, this tick has a longer head, slightly above the eye line and the middle area of the front edge of the chest has a large black mark. The length of the male body and head is about 27.8 mm. The publication of new species of this breed in Vietnam has expanded the distribution of the breed.