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North American Cicadas and Similar Insects

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 3/1/2014

Providing the Song of Summer is the Cicada group of insects.


There are a total of 4 Cicadas and Similar Insects of North America in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

Buffalo Treehopper
Easily recognizable by its greenish-yellow color and its humpback-like appearance, Buffalo Treehoppers have large heads that ...
Dog Day Cicada
Seen frequently on the hottest days of the summer, the Dog-Day Cicada is a truly harmless insect that happens to be a delight...
Periodical Cicada
The Periodical Cicada is generally more well known in the Midwest as the Seventeen-Year Cicada due to their periodical emerge...
Swamp Cicada
These completely harmless insects are known for the loud buzzing noise the males make in the summer. The mating call attract...