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Cicada Killer in Grafton, MA

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Cicada Killer in Grafton, MA

Found dead. Only one ever seen! Of course we were fascinated. We just heard the cicadas start their songs the day before. It is 1-1/4" long from eyes to stinger. Long spurs but hard to tell if it's a female. I couldn't arrange it too much for better id before photographing. Bugs rule!

Date Posted: 2010-07-04 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


Posted By: Massachusetts Cicadas | On: 2010-12-03 | Website:

Hi Sarah,

Thanks for the photo. Yes, that is definitely a Cicada Killer. Let everyone you know if you can not to be afraid of them, the males have no stingers and can't sting and the females are only interested in cicadas and are not aggressive to humans.

Yours is the first report of the year. Thanks

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