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U.S.A. & Canada Cicadidae

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#NameShort NameCommon NameSynonym / Former NameLocationMapDescription Reference Sites
1Neotibicen canicularis (Harris, 1841)
Dog-day Cicada

More N. canicularis sounds, video and info

N. canicularisDog-day CicadaAR, CT, DC, IL, IN, IA, KS, ME, MB, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NB, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, NS, OH, ON, PA, PE, QC, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, VA, WV, WIPDF Map
  • Eyes: varies
  • Collar: varies
  • Description: Typical black, brown, beige and green Tibicen camo patterns. Primary color varies from browns to greens. Collar is often a mix of green & black. Sounds like an angle grinder tool, and like N. auriferus & N. davisi.
  • Lifecycle: Annual


List of sources

  • Full Binomial Names:
  • Common names:; 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.


  • 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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