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Cicada Report from Ashland, MA

Not sure if this is a cicada or not, but I almost sat on it! This was taken on one of our adirondack chairs on our porch. Please let me know if this in fact a cicada if you would. Thank you.

Date Posted: 2007-07-27 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2010-11-28 | Website:

Hi Rebecca

Thanks for filling in our online form. Yes indeed, that is a cicada. This species is Tibicen lyricen. Judging by it's appearance it looks like it is only a few hours from molting. I'll bet if you look around the area you will find an empty shell close by.

Thank you again.

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