Update: Mike’s website Giant Cicada / Chicharra Grande has records of the early calling. 3 to 4 months early!
Mike Quinn, @EntoMike on Twitter, reported on February 22nd that Quesada gigas have been singing in Texas.
Giant Cicadas / Chicharras are currently calling at several southmost TX locations.https://t.co/F21FJnl7iM #RGV
Contact me for details. pic.twitter.com/RkGjv0VOMG
— Mike Quinn (@EntoMike) February 22, 2017
Listen to their song:
Source: ©Insect Singers | Species: Q. gigas
Photo credit: Photo by Leonardo Milhomem.
More information about Quesada gigas.