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April 17, 2016

Common cicadas of Wisconsin

Filed under: United States — Tags: — Dan @ 7:52 pm

Common cicadas of Wisconsin (WI)

All cicadas appear every year, unless otherwise noted.

Diceroprocta vitripennis (Say, 1830) aka Green Winged Cicada

Green Winged Cicada

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

These cicadas will next emerge in 2024 (Brood XIII). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

Cassini Periodical Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

Magicicada septendecim (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Decim Periodical Cicada or Linnaeus’s 17-Year Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

These cicadas will next emerge in 2024 (Brood XIII). They often emerge 1 or 4 years earlier than expected.

Decim Periodical Cicada or Linnaeus's 17-Year Cicada or 17-Year Cicada

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

Northern Dusk Singing Cicada

Megatibicen pronotalis walkeri Metcalf, 1955 aka Walker’s Cicada

Walker's Cicada

Neotibicen canicularis (Harris, 1841) aka Dog-day Cicada

Dog-day Cicada

Neotibicen linnei (Smith and Grossbeck, 1907) aka Linne’s Cicada

Linne's 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 tibicen tibicen (Linnaeus, 1758) aka Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Swamp Cicada, Morning Cicada

Okanagana balli Davis, 1919

Okanagana canadensis (Provancher, 1889) aka Canadian Cicada

Canadian Cicada

Okanagana rimosa rimosa (Say, 1830) aka Say’s Cicada

Say's Cicada

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.

1 Comment »

  1. Robert Hall says:

    We have cicadas in Green Bay,WI. This is the second night in a row now they have making a racket outside .

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