Cicada Sightings Index Page
Below are all user-submitted cicada sightings. If you believe that you have spotted a cicada - and have a photograph, please click on the link in the right-hand navigation under the "Submit Report" section. Cicada sightings are being solicated because they help in filling in gaps in the distribution of cicadas species.
Please note that not all entries below are actual cicadas but rather other types of insects that users thought may have been cicadas. These mis-identifications are just as important because they help in educating you to identify actual cicadas as well as aiding in identifying what the actual insect is.
Every entry contains a comment from Massachusetts Cicadas. When you submit a sighting you can either comment back or simply return for the identification of your particular cicada or non-cicada insect.
Sorry, I did not put my last name & street information b/c it looked like one of the recent entr
Date Posted: 2007-08-18 Comments: (1)
Observed the emergence of Cicada in my garden near the top of a bamboo stake.
Date Posted: 2007-08-14 Comments: (2)
Worcester county, 83 degrees between 1 and 2 pm.
Date Posted: 2007-08-12 Comments: (2)
IS THIS A CICADAS? It really freaked us out!!!
Date Posted: 2007-08-04 Comments: (2)
I saw the emergence - first 2 pictures on Tuesday morning. The wings were not fully opened when I h
Date Posted: 2007-08-03 Comments: (2)
This little guy was dead when I found him. Not sure where he came from but I didn't even know cicad
Date Posted: 2007-07-31 Comments: (1)
Hiya- I found this one in my yard... its wings are damaged somehow. Not sure if this is a rare one o
Date Posted: 2007-07-29 Comments: (1)
Not sure if this is a cicada or not, but I almost sat on it! This was taken on one of our adirondack
Date Posted: 2007-07-27 Comments: (1)