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U.S.A. & Canada Cicadidae

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#NameShort NameCommon NameSynonym / Former NameLocationMapDescription Reference Sites
1Megatibicen 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
2Megatibicen 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
3Megatibicen 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
4Okanagana 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
5Okanagana cruentifera (Uhler, 1892)

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O. cruentiferaCA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
6Okanagana 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
7Okanagana 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
8Okanagana 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
9Okanagana 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
10Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830)
Say's Cicada

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O. rimosa rimosaSay's CicadaAB, BC, CA, CT, ID, IL, IN, IA, ME, MB, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NB, NH, NJ, NY, ND, OH, ON, OR, PA, QC, SD, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WYPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • Lifecycle: Annual
11Okanagana 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
12Okanagana 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
13Platypedia areolata (Uhler, 1861)

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P. areolataBC, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY PDF Map
  • Eyes: black
  • Collar: beige
  • Description: Black with some beige. Hairy.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
14Platypedia 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
15Platypedia 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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