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April 17, 2016

Common cicadas of Texas

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Common cicadas of Texas (TX)

All cicadas appear every year, unless otherwise noted.

Beameria venosa (Uhler, 1888)

Cacama collinaplaga Sanborn and Heath in Sanborn, Heath, Phillips and Heath, 2011 aka Cactus Dodger

Cacama valvata (Uhler, 1888) aka Common Cactus Dodger

Common Cactus Dodger

Cacama variegata Davis, 1919 aka Variegated Cactus Dodger

Cicadettana calliope calliope (Walker, 1850) aka Southern Grass Cicada

Southern Grass Cicada

Cicadettana camerona (Davis, 1920)

Cicadettana kansa (Davis, 1919)

Cicadettana texana (Davis, 1936)

Diceroprocta aurantiaca Davis, 1938 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta averyi Davis, 1941 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta azteca (Kirkaldy, 1909) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta bequaerti (Davis, 1917) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta bibbyi Davis, 1928 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta canescens Davis, 1935 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta cinctifera cinctifera (Uhler, 1892) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta cinctifera limpia Davis, 1932 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta cinctifera viridicosta Davis aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta delicata (Osborn, 1906) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta eugraphica (Davis, 1916) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta lata Davis, 1941 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta marevagans Davis, 1928 aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta texana (Davis, 1916) aka Scrub Cicada

Diceroprocta vitripennis (Say, 1830) aka Green Winged Cicada

Green Winged Cicada

Hadoa bifida (Davis, 1916)

Hadoa chisosensis Davis, 1934

Hadoa duryi Davis, 1917

Hadoa inaudita Davis, 1917

Hadoa texana Metcalf, 1963

Hadoa townsendii (Uhler, 1905)

Magicicada cassinii (Fisher, 1852) aka Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

These cicadas will next appear in 2032 (Brood IV).

Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

Megatibicen auletes (Germar, 1834) aka Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

Megatibicen dealbatus (Davis, 1915) aka Plains Cicada

Plains Cicada

Megatibicen dorsatus (Say, 1825) aka Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Bush Cicada or Grand Western or Giant Grassland Cicada

Megatibicen figuratus (Walker, 1858) aka Fall Southeastern Dusk-singing Cicada

Fall Southeastern Dusk-singing Cicada

Megatibicen harenosus Cole 2017

Megatibicen pronotalis walkeri Metcalf, 1955 aka Walker’s Cicada

Walker's Cicada

Megatibicen resh (Haldeman, 1852) aka Resh Cicada

Resh Cicada

Megatibicen resonans (Walker, 1850) aka Southern Resonant/Great Pine Barrens Cicada

Southern Resonant/Great Pine Barrens Cicada

Megatibicen tremulus Cole, 2008 aka Bush Cicada

Neocicada chisos (Davis, 1916) aka Chisos Cicada

Neocicada hieroglyphica hieroglyphica (Say, 1830) aka Hieroglyphic Cicada

Hieroglyphic Cicada

Neotibicen auriferus (Say, 1825) aka Plains Dog-day Cicada

Neotibicen davisi davisi (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Davis’ Southeastern Dog-Day Cicada

Davis' Southeastern Dog-Day Cicada

Neotibicen lyricen lyricen (De Geer, 1773) aka Lyric Cicada

Lyric Cicada

Neotibicen pruinosus pruinosus (Say, 1825) aka Scissor(s) Grinder

Scissor(s) Grinder

Neotibicen robinsonianus Davis, 1922 aka Robinson’s Annual Cicada or Robinson’s Cicada

Neotibicen superbus (Fitch, 1855) aka Superb Dog-Day Cicada

Superb Dog-Day Cicada

Neotibicen tibicen tibicen (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Okanagana hesperia (Uhler, 1872)

Okanagana synodica synodica (Say, 1825) aka Walking Cicada

Okanagana viridis Davis, 1918 aka Cotton Green Cicada

Okanagodes terlingua Davis, 1932

Pacarina puella Davis, 1923

Pacarina shoemakeri Sanborn and M. Heath in Sanborn, M. Heath, Phillips and J. Heath, 2012

Platypedia falcata Davis, 1920

Quesada gigas (Olivier, 1790) aka Giant Cicada

Giant Cicada

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  2. Quesada gigas out in Texas
  3. Giant Cicada returns to central Texas
  4. Megatibicen resh gallery
  5. New species of Megatibicen: Megatibicen harenosus
  6. Brood IV, the Kansan brood, will emerge in 2015
  7. Brood XXIII, the Lower Mississippi Valley brood, will emerge in 2015

Name and Location References:

  1. Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
  2. Common names & locations: BugGuide.net; iNaturalist.com; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; my personal memory.
  3. Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
  4. List of species with MAPs: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico [PDF] by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips. Download it once; treasure it forever.

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