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Cicada Report Wilmington, MA.

Here is a cicada we found in our back yard on August 2. We live in Wilmington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The cicada was dead when we found it. I found your website while researching to identify the insect. Thought you might like to know of the "sighting".

Date Posted: 2006-08-02 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2010-11-25 | Website:

Hi Tim

Thanks for the information. Do you still have the specimen? If you could, would it be possible to get measurements in millimeters as follows:

Overall length
Wing Length (From Wing Hinge to Wing Tip)
Body Length
Width of head, from one large compound eye to the other.

This specimen looks to be a Tibicen canicularis female. She looks like she completed her life cycle by laying her eggs then in a few hours she was dead.

Also, I hate to ask but would it be possible to get a closer picture?


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