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Cicada and Cicada Killer Sightings

About the Sightings Section

This section contains user-submitted cicada and cicada killer sightings information. The section is divided into two categories, "Cicadas" and "Cicada Killers". Below is a brief synopsis on a particular sighting ordered by most recent sighting first. Clicking on the thumbnail or sighting location link will transport you to detailed information.

Why Cicada and Cicada Killer Sightings are Wanted

Cicada and Cicada Killer sightings are being solicated because they help in filling in gaps in the distribution of cicadas and cicada killer species. The information obtained is added to our distribution maps and is shared with other researchers from around the world. With the creation of the internet and its connectivity, it allows us to cover great geographic distances without the need for travel. If you would like to report a cicada or cicada killer sighting please follow the link under the Submit a Report section in the right-hand column menu list.

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) Category: Cicadas
European Hornet

Cicada Killer in Halifax, Ma?

Found inside the house on kitchen window
Date Posted: 2012-05-16 Comments: (1) Category: Cicada Killers
Tibicen australis female feeding

Tibicen australis in Alva, FL.

This cicada female is resting and feeding on a Cypruss tree near the waters edge of the Calo
Date Posted: 2012-05-06 Comments: (1) Category: Cicadas
Tibicen cicada from Bath, ME

Tibicen cicada in Bath, ME

Wet and damp. Found under a tarp.
Date Posted: 2011-09-30 Comments: (1) Category: Cicadas
Tibicen canicularis in Rochester NH

Tibicen canicularis in Rochester NH

Sitting in a puddle outside my friend's door.
Date Posted: 2011-09-24 Comments: (1) Category: Cicadas
Tibicen auriferus

More Tibicen auriferus from Kansas

Well Gerry, this is probably the last cicada sighting I will post to wrap up my study for cicadas f
Date Posted: 2011-09-21 Comments: (0) Category: Cicadas
Sphecius speciosus in Nashua, NH

Cicada Killer Wasp in Nashua, NH

Back around 8-12-2011, while hummingbird watching in my backyard, I thought I saw a small hummingbir
Date Posted: 2011-09-05 Comments: (4) Category: Cicada Killers
Tenodera aridifolia mantid in Indiana

Cicada vs Mantid in North Vernon, IN

I think this is where to post the photos. Found them on a butterfly bush.
Date Posted: 2011-09-02 Comments: (2) Category: Cicadas

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.