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August 10, 2013

New USA Cicada Search

Filed under: Identify — Dan @ 9:29 am

I am revealing my own tool for identifying the cicadas of the United States. It is called the U.S.A. & Canada Cicada SearchBETA. It is far from perfect, but it is useful to me.

This tool works for the United States and Canada as well!

USA and Canada cicadas

I’ll probably launch an international version in the late-fall, depending on how much free time I have. It would be easy to do, but it takes a lot of time, and since sitting in front of a computer for 16 hours a day is about as healthy as smoking 4 packs of cigarettes a day…


  1. Chris Simon says:

    This looks very useful Dan. Great idea. Will a user also be able to type in the name of a state and get a list of the resident species?

    1. Dan says:

      Right now it’s just the abbreviations.

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