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April 17, 2016

The one cicada that lives in Nova Scotia, Canada

Filed under: Canada — Tags: — Dan @ 7:35 pm

Common cicadas of Nova Scotia (NS)

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

Dog-day 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.

3 Comments

  1. Corrine says:

    Will Nova Scotia have any of the Brood X cicadas coming out this year (2021]?

    1. Dan says:

      No. No Magicicada Broods exist in Canada.

  2. Kathy OHara says:

    I first saw one on my deck in the summer of 2018. I did some research to find out that it was a Dog Day Cicada. A large beautiful insect.

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