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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.

Diceroprocta viridifascia in Pompano Beach

Diceroprocta in Pompano Beach, FL

Diceroprocta viridifascia (Walker, 1850). A Cicada enthusiast myself, my family and I came to Pompan
Date Posted: 2012-07-03 Comments: (1)
Paralyzed cicadas in Gainesville, GA

Paralyzed cicadas in Gainesville, GA

I found these two paralyzed cicadas sitting on the concrete in front of our retaining walls (where a
Date Posted: 2012-07-02 Comments: (2)
Male Tibicen auletes cicada

Tibicen auletes in Raleigh, NC

Tibicen auletes (Germar, 1834). Another specimen collected on our way to Florida. This beast was fou
Date Posted: 2012-06-30 Comments: (1)
Okanagana species from California

Okanagana species from Aliso Viejo, CA

Cicada was found dead today. Temperature: 77 F - Time of Day: 12:42 P
Date Posted: 2012-06-14 Comments: (2)
Neocicada heiroglyphica from Loma Linda, MO

Neocicada in Loma Linda, MO

Neocicada hieroglyphica - several males were calling intermittently from a stand of blackjac
Date Posted: 2012-06-11 Comments: (1)
Brood XIV Straggler cicada

Brood XIV Straggler from Marston Mills, Ma.

Found on hydrangea bush in Marstons Mills, about 8:00 at night on a clear afternoon. Unfortunately t
Date Posted: 2012-05-31 Comments: (2)
Female N. heiroglyphica cicada

Neocicada in Lehigh Acres, FL

My first inspection of the year was as expected, large numbers of N.hieroglyphicas are calli
Date Posted: 2012-05-30 Comments: (1)
Male Neocicada heiroglyphica

Neocicada in Fort Meyers, FL

Neocicada heiroglyphica(Kato 1932) var.johannis is the species I've been tracking for severa
Date Posted: 2012-05-22 Comments: (1)

Submit a Report

Did you spot an annual cicada or a cicada killer wasp? If you did and you have a photo and want to report it, please click the link below.

Brood I Information

The Brood I periodical cicada emergence happened in 2012 in Virginia, W. Virginia and Tennessee. Below are some of the highlights.

Brood XIX Information

The Brood XIX periodical cicada emergence has come and gone. Below is some information that you may find helpful.