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North American Cicadas and Similar Insects

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 9/19/2015

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


There are a total of (5) Cicadas and Similar Insects of North America in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

Beech Blight Aphid
Beech Blight Aphids can be found on the twigs, leaves and branches of a variety of deciduous trees, but the beech tree is a p...
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...
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