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Cicada (Clock cicada) Kikihia horologium

Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Infraorder: Cicadomorpha
Superfamily: Cicadoidea
Family: Cicadidae
SubFamily: Cicadettinae
Tribe: Cicadettini
Genus: Kikihia
Species: K. horologium
Binominal name: Kikihia horologium
Common name: Clock cicada

Kikihia horologium is a bright green cicada found only in the South Island of New Zealand Nelson, Marlborough, Kaikoura, Buller, Westland, North Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, Mackenzie basin.
It has a body length: 17–21 mm (males); 19–23 mm (females). Wingspread: 42–49 mm (males); 46–53 (females.