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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 azteca (Kirkaldy, 1909)

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D. aztecaScrub CicadaKS, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: green
  • Collar: blue
  • Description: Green, black, yellow and orange.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
6Diceroprocta bequaerti (Davis, 1917)

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D. bequaertiScrub CicadaAL, AR, LA, MS, OK, TX PDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
7Diceroprocta 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
8Diceroprocta vitripennis (Say, 1830)
Green Winged Cicada

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D. vitripennisGreen Winged CicadaAL, AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MS, MO, NE, OK, TN, TX, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: green
  • Collar: green
  • Description: Black with green and brown and white pruinose.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
9Hadoa 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
10Hadoa 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
11Hadoa 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
12Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963

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H. texanaTibicen texanusNM, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown
  • Collar: black fades to brown and green
  • Description: Black, green and brown camo pattern. The pattern on the mesonotum looks like two hungry baby birds.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
13Magicicada cassinii (Fisher, 1852)
Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

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M. cassiniCassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year CicadaMagicicada cassiniGA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA, WI, WVMap
  • Eyes: reddish orange
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body with orange wings and legs.
  • Lifecycle:17 year Periodical
14Magicicada septendecula Alexander and Moore, 1962
Decula Periodical Cicdada or 17-Year Cicada

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M. septendeculaDecula Periodical Cicdada or 17-Year CicadaGA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, VA, WVMap
  • Eyes: reddish orange
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body with orange wings and legs. Orange stripes on abdomen.
  • Lifecycle:17 year Periodical
15Magicicada tredecassini Alexander and Moore, 1962
13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Cassini

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M. tredecassini13-Year Cicada or 13-Year CassiniAL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, VAMap
  • Eyes: reddish orange
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body with orange wings and legs.
  • Lifecycle:13 year Periodical
16Magicicada tredecim (Walsh and Riley, 1868)
13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decim

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M. tredecim13-Year Cicada or 13-Year DecimAL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, VAMap
  • Eyes: reddish orange
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body with orange wings and legs. Orange stripes on abdomen. Orange between eye and wing.
  • Lifecycle:13 year Periodical
17Magicicada tredecula Alexander and Moore, 1962
13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Decula

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M. tredecula13-Year Cicada or 13-Year DeculaAL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, VAMap
  • Eyes: reddish orange
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Black body with orange wings and legs. Orange stripes on abdomen.
  • Lifecycle:13 year Periodical
18Megatibicen auletes (Germar, 1834)
Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

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M. auletesNorthern Dusk Singing CicadaTibicen auletesAL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray / beige
  • Collar: olive or rusty brown
  • Description: The largest North American cicada. Olive green to rusty brown with black, tan and white coloring. Heavy white pruinosis. M on mesonotum typically partially ocluded by pruinosis. Sings at dusk.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
19Megatibicen 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
20Megatibicen 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
21Megatibicen pronotalis pronotalis Davis, 1938

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M. pronotalis pronotalisTibicen pronotalis pronotalisIA, MO, NE, ND, OK, SDPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: green or brown
  • Description: Tan or pea green, brown, black, and sometimes white pruinose. Wing color matches dominant color of body. Often features a black marking on pronotum.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
22Megatibicen pronotalis walkeri Metcalf, 1955
Walker's Cicada

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M. pronotalis walkeriWalker's CicadaTibicen marginalis, Tibicen pronotalis walkeriAL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NC, ND, OH, OK, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: green or brown
  • Description: Tan or pea green, brown, black, and sometimes white pruinose. Wing color matches dominant color of body. Typically lacks a black marking on its pronotum.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
23Megatibicen resh (Haldeman, 1852)
Resh Cicada

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M. reshResh CicadaTibicen reshAR, KS, LA, MS, NE, OK, SC, TN, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: varies
  • Collar: olive
  • Description: Black, green and brown camo pattern. White pruinosis. Resh Hebrew character pattern on mesonotum.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
24Megatibicen 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
25Neocicada hieroglyphica hieroglyphica (Say, 1830)
Hieroglyphic Cicada

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N. hieroglyphica hieroglyphicaHieroglyphic CicadaAL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MS, MO, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VAPDF Map
  • Eyes: varies
  • Collar: varies
  • Description: Black, brown and green patterns.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
26Neotibicen auriferus (Say, 1825)

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N. auriferusPlains Dog-day CicadaTibicen auriferusAR, KS, MO, NE, NM, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: gray
  • Collar: olive or rusty brown
  • Description: Coloration varies from rusty browns to greens, on black. Sounds like an angle grinder. Song is similar to N. canicularis & N. davisi, and looks like N. davisi.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
27Neotibicen lyricen lyricen (De Geer, 1773)
Lyric Cicada

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N. lyricen lyricenLyric CicadaTibicen lyricen lyricenAL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, ON, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: brown
  • Collar: black
  • Description: The Lyric cicada, like most small Neotibicen, has a green, black & brown camouflage look, but the key is Lyric cicadas typically have black collars. Its sound is like an angle grinder tool steadily grinding a slightly uneven surface.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
28Neotibicen pruinosus fulvus Beamer, 1924

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N. pruinosus fulvusYellow morph of Scissor GrinderTibicen pruinosus fulvusKS, OKPDF Map
  • Eyes: ?
  • Collar: ?
  • Description: Yellow/green camo pattern. Like a teneral version of T. p p. White pruinosis.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
29Neotibicen 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
30Neotibicen superbus (Fitch, 1855)
Superb Dog-Day Cicada

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N. superbusSuperb Dog-Day CicadaTibicen superbusAR, KS, LA, MO, NM, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: green
  • Description: Green with black mask and yellow arches on back.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
31Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Linnaeus, 1758)
Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

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N. tibicen tibicenSwamp Cicada, Morning CicadaTibicen cholormera, Tibicen tibicen tibicenAL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: black or dark green
  • Collar: black
  • Description: Swamp Cicadas are are known for their rounded, humped back. Their coloration varies from mostly black & some green to black, brown and green. Their collar is usually black, but can include green.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
32Neotibicen winnemanna (Davis, 1912)
Eastern Scissor(s) Grinder

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N. winnemannaEastern Scissor(s) GrinderTibicen winnemannaAL, AR, DE, DC, GA, IN, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WVPDF Map
  • Eyes: dark green
  • Collar: green
  • Description: Like the Scissor Grinder, the Eastern Scissor Grinder seems to have more of an orange hue to the arches on its mesonotum, perhaps even more so than the Scissor Grinder.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
33Okanagana 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
34Pacarina puella Davis, 1923

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P. puellaAZ, LA, OK, TXPDF Map
  • Eyes: light
  • Collar: varies
  • Description: Tiny. Varies: brown, green, black, etc.
  • 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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