Insect Identification
Insect Identification

North American Cicadas and Similar

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/18/2015

This insect group provides part of the Song of Summer and is instantly recognized by their audible footprint.





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.



Thumbnail picture of the Beech Blight Aphid
Beech Blight Aphid
Beech Blight Aphids can be found on the twigs, leaves and branches of a variety of deciduous trees, ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Buffalo Treehopper
Buffalo Treehopper
Easily recognizable by its greenish-yellow color and its humpback-like appearance, Buffalo Treehoppe... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Dog Day Cicada
Dog Day Cicada
Seen frequently on the hottest days of the summer, the Dog-Day Cicada is a truly harmless insect tha... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Periodical Cicada
Periodical Cicada
The Periodical Cicada is generally more well known in the Midwest as the Seventeen-Year Cicada due t... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
These completely harmless insects are known for the loud buzzing noise the males make in the summer.... [Read More]