The Caribbean cicada Cicadetta ramosi Sanborn (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha: Cicadidae) is described as a new species. The species had previously been referred to as the North American species C. calliope (Walker, 1850) in a summary of the cicadas of the Dominican Republic. Comparisons are made with C. calliope and other cicadas found on Hispaniola. Total cicada diversity of this family on Hispaniola remains at 13 species.
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