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Cicada Killers in N. Branford, CT

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Cicada Killers in N. Branford, CT

Hi there. I googled to see what on earth these scary things were and found your website. They have several burrows just along the curb near the street. I was not about to get close enough to photo, but my husband went out there for you. He saw one w/ a cicada "in hand", but didn't have the camera w/ him at that point. Can we run the lawn mower over the area, or will we be stung? Good luck in your study.

Date Posted: 2007-07-15 Comments: (1) Show Comments Hide Comments


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

Hi Paula,

Thank you for the information. Yes, that is definately a cicada killer. You should be ok in mowing your lawn you won't get stung. These wasps are non-aggressive. If you or your husband are so inclined, maybe you can get a photo of one with a cicada to identify the species of cicadas they are catching.

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