What is "Cpytotymtan Aquila"?

A year or so ago my mum bought a display case that had insects in it. I was looking at all of the scientific names and then searching them because I was just interested & I got to this what I describe as a cicada. It has the scientific name “Cpytotymtan Aquila” which I searched on Inat & nothing showed up. Even on google! Is this a real species?

It’s just misspelled. The name should be Cryptotympana aquila, which is a real cicada.


I am sure that was an accidental misspelling of the species Cryptotympana aquila.

See here:


And note that species names should always start with a lower case letter.

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By the way, crypto tympana means hidden drum.


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