Magicicada tredecassini Alexander and Moore, 1962
Photo credit: Photo by Roy Troutman 2014
Song type: Call
Source: ©Cicada Mania | Species: M. tredecassini
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Name, Location and Description
- Cicada Name: Magicicada tredecassini Alexander and Moore, 1962
- Short Name: M. tredecassini
- Common Name: 13-Year Cicada or 13-Year Cassini
- When: May-June. Peak in June. Every 13 years.
- Where it is found: AL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, VA
- Maps: Map
- Description: Black body with orange wings and legs.
- Eye Color: reddish orange
- Pronotal Collar Color: black
- Bug Guide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/510851
- Subject Matter Expert website: http://www.magicicada.org/about/species_pages/m_tcassini.php
- Taxonomic Information: Integrated Taxonomic Information System
- Cicada Mania Blog Posts: /cicadas/tag/m-tredecassini/
- Cicada Mania Image Library: Magicicada tredecassini Alexander and Moore, 1962 images
- Song: http://www.magicicada.org/about/species_pages/m_tcassini.php
- Some descriptions are based on aged specimens which have lost some or a lot of their color.
List of sources
- Full Binomial Names: ITIS.gov
- Common names: BugGuide.net; The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott and Wil Herschberger; personal memory.
- Locations: Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillips.
- Descriptions, Colors: personal observations from specimens or photos from many sources. Descriptions are not perfect, but may be helpful.