Select North American Annual Cicada Species
D. olympusa Chorus. Recorded in Florida by Joe Green.
D. viridifascia Call. Recorded in Florida by Joe Green.
M. resonans Call. Recorded in Florida by Joe Green.
N. hieroglyphica hieroglyphica Call. Recorded in Florida by Joe Green.
N. tibicen tibicen Call. Recorded in New Jersey by Dan Mozgai.
Cicada pages that feature cicada calls (50+):
Periodical cicada song samples:
M. cassini Call. Recorded in USA by Joe Green.
M. septendecim Call. Recorded in New Jersey, Brood II (2013) by Dan Mozgai.
M. septendecula Call. Recorded in USA by Joe Green.
M. tredecassini Call. Recorded in Illinois, Brood XXIII (2015) by Dan Mozgai.
M. tredecula Call. Recorded in Ohio, Brood XXII (2013) by Roy Troutman.
Magicicada Chorus. Recorded in New Jersey, Brood X (2004) by Dan Mozgai.
Cicada Sound FAQs:
- How do cicadas make sounds / noise?
- Which cicada is the loudest?
- Do cicadas sing at night?
- When do cicadas sing?
Websites that feature cicadas outside of North America:
- Japan: Cicadae in Japan
- South east Asia: Phantastic songs of the S.E. Asian cicadas!
- Borneo: Cicada sounds of Borneo
- Australia: The cicadas of central eastern Australia
- Europe: Songs of European Cicadas, SONGS OF CICADAS from Slovenia and Istria (Croatia)
- World-wide: BioAcoustica has many cicada songs, including Brevisiana brevis, the loudest cicada.
Websites that feature North American Cicada Calls:
- Insect Singers is a great new site from Kathy Hill and David Marshall featuring dozens of cicada songs of North American cicadas. Many of the sound files on this site are courtesy of Insect Singers.
- Checklist of Cicadas North of Mexico features many songs.
- Cicada Videos and Sounds Alarm Squawks and Mating Calls is also very helpful for identifying cicada sounds.
- Selected North American cicada species has about 20 song samples too.