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U.S.A. & Canada Cicadidae

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#NameShort NameCommon NameSynonym / Former NameLocationMapDescription Reference Sites
1Cicadetta 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
2Cicadetta calliope floridensis (Davis, 1920)

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C. calliope floridensisAL, FL, GAPDF Map
  • Eyes: pink
  • Collar: green
  • Description: Small. Green and brown.
  • Lifecycle: Annual
3Cicadetta camerona (Davis, 1920)

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C. cameronaTXPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • 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
5Cicadetta texana (Davis, 1936)

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C. texanaTXPDF Map
  • Eyes: n/a
  • Collar: n/a
  • Description: n/a
  • 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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