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U.S.A. & Canada Cicadidae

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#NameShort NameCommon NameSynonym / Former NameLocationMapDescription Reference Sites
1Beameria venosa (Uhler, 1888)

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B. venosaAZ, AR, CO, IA, KS, MO, NE, NM, OK, TX, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Very small. Beige with green and black wing veins.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
2Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888)
Common Cactus Dodger

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C. valvataCommon Cactus DodgerAZ, CA, CO, KS, NV, NM, OK, TX, UT PDF Map
  • Eyes: beige and black mix
  • Collar: black with gold highlights
  • Description: Black with gold highlights and white pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
3Cicadetta calliope calliope (Walker, 1850)
Southern Grass Cicada

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C. calliope calliopeSouthern Grass CicadaAL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MS, MO, NE, NC, OH, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, VAPDF Map
  • Eyes: pink, beige
  • Collar: rust, brown
  • Description: Small. Black and brown.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
4Cicadetta kansa (Davis, 1919)

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C. kansaCO, KS, LA, NE, NM, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: red
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Very small. Orange.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
5Diceroprocta apache (Davis, 1921)
Citrus Cicada

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D. apacheCitrus CicadaAZ, CA, CO, NV, UT PDF Map
  • Eyes: red or beige
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black and beige.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
6Diceroprocta eugraphica (Davis, 1916)

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D. eugraphicaScrub CicadaAZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX PDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange and white pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
7Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

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H. bifidaTibicen bifidusAZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: rusty brown
  • Description: Black, rust brown/orange, with remarkable white pruinose, like a row of dots down the dorsal side of the abdomen.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
8Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

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H. duryiTibicen duryiAZ, CO, NM, OK, TX, UT PDF Map
  • Eyes: orange
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and orange patterns. White and orange on the abdomen.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
9Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

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H. inauditaTibicen inauditusAZ, CO, NM, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
10Megatibicen dealbatus (Davis, 1915)

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M. dealbatusTibicen dealbatusCO, IA, KS, MT, NE, NM, ND, OK, SD, TX, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige
  • Collar: light orange or olive
  • Description: Primarily either orange/rust or pea green, brown, black with heavy pruninosity which forms distinct markings on dorsal side of body. Dorsal side has two black stripes framed by three areas of pruinosity. Sounds like N. pronotalis.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
11Megatibicen dorsatus (Say, 1825)
Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

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M. dorsatusBush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland CicadaTibicen dorsatusAR, CO, ID, IL, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: beige to brown
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Rust/orange, black & white pruinosity, which forms distinct markings, such as a line of white dots down the dorsal side of the abdomen. Sounds like N. tremulus. Has a call that sounds like a rapid series of clicks.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
12Megatibicen tremulus Cole, 2008

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M. tremulusBush CicadaTibicen tremulusCO, KS, NE, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: light
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black, brown, light orange and white pruinosis. Like M. dorsatus in every way.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
13Neoplatypedia constricta Davis, 1920

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N. constrictaAZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, NM OR, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black and beige.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
14Neotibicen pruinosus pruinosus (Say, 1825)
Scissor(s) Grinder

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N. pruinosus pruinosusScissor(s) GrinderTibicen pruinosus pruinosusAL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: green
  • Description: The Scissor Grinder looks a lot like Linne's Cicada but their wing doesn't have bend that Linne's Cicada has. The Scissor Grinder also seems to have more of an orange coloration to the 'arches' on its mesonotum.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
15Okanagana annulata Davis, 1935

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O. annulataCA, COPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
16Okanagana bella Davis, 1919
Mountain Cicada

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O. bellaMountain CicadaAB, AZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
17Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889)
Canadian Cicada

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O. canadensisCanadian CicadaAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, ME, MB, MI, MN, MT, NB, NH, NY, NT, OH, ON, OR, PA, QC, SK, SD, UT, VT, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: dark gray
  • Collar: black and beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
18Okanagana ferrugomaculata Davis, 1936

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O. ferrugomaculataCA, CO, ID, OR, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
19Okanagana fratercula Davis, 1915

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O. fraterculaAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
20Okanagana fumipennis Davis, 1932

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O. fumipennisAZ, CO, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
21Okanagana gibbera Davis, 1927

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O. gibberaCA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: black and orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
22Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

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O. hesperiaAZ, CA, CO, KS, MT, NE NV, NM, OK, SD, TX, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black and light orange
  • Lifecycle: Annual
23Okanagana luteobasalis Davis, 1935

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O. luteobasalisAB, BC, CA, CO, ID, MB, MT, NV, ND, OR, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Black with light orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
24Okanagana magnifica Davis, 1919

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O. magnificaAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, OR, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: black?
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
25Okanagana occidentalis (Walker in Lord, 1866)

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O. occidentalisAZ, BC, AB, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with beige highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
26Okanagana schaefferi Davis, 1915

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O. schaefferiAZ, CO, NV, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
27Okanagana striatipes (Haldeman, 1852)

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O. striatipesAZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Beige and black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
28Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825)

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O. synodica synodicaWalking CicadaAB, AZ, CA, CO, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OR, SD, TX, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: red
  • Collar: light orange
  • Description: Light orange and black.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
29Okanagana tanneri Davis, 1930

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O. tanneriAZ, CO, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
30Okanagana utahensis Davis, 1919

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O. utahensisAZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WAPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
31Pacarina shoemakeri Sanborn and M. Heath in Sanborn, M. Heath, Phillips and J. Heath, 2012

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P. shoemakeriAZ, CO, NM, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
32Platypedia bernardinoensis Davis, 1932

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P. bernardinoensisAZ, CA, CO, NMPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
33Platypedia mohavensis mohavensis Davis, 1920

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P. mohavensis mohavensisAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
34Platypedia mohavensis rufescens Davis, 1932

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P. mohavensis rufescensAZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UTPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
35Platypedia putnami lutea Davis, 1920

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P. putnami luteaPutnam's CicadaAZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
36Platypedia putnami putnami (Uhler, 1877)

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P. putnami putnamiPutnam's CicadaAZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA,WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: orange
  • Description: Black with orange highlights. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual

Maps

List of sources

  • Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  • Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
  • Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  • Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.

Notes:

  • n/a means not (currently) available, not not applicable.
  • Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.

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