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As of July 3, 2019, the annual cicada chorus is loud and strong here in Southern Maryland.

The following species are currently calling (first date heard calling):

  • Neocicada hieroglyphica (May 26)
  • N. tibicen (June 16)
  • N. lyricen (June 16)
  • N. robinsoniana (June 25)
  • N. linnei (June 27)
  • M. auletes (June 27)

N. davisi has not been heard yet here this season.

On the Eastern Shore, the following species are calling:

  • N. hieroglyphica (June 5)
  • N. lyricen (June 16)
  • N. tibicen (June 16)
  • D. viridifascia (June 16)
  • N. linnei (June 21)
  • M. auletes (June 21)

N. davisi has not been heard yet here this season.

COMPARE TO LAST YEAR:

As of July 18, 2018, The annual cicada chorus is strong and loud in Southern Maryland with the following species calling:

  • Neocicada hieroglyphica (June 5)
  • N. tibicen (June 22)
  • N. lyricen (June 24)
  • N. linnei (June 27)
  • N. robinsoniana (June 30)
  • N. davsi (July 15)

N. auletes has not been heard yet here this season.

On the Eastern Shore, the following species are calling:

  • D. viridifascia (June 10)
  • N. hieroglyphica
  • N. lyricen (June 19)
  • N. tibicen (June 21)
Date: 2020-07-06 05:36:28
Name: Hilary Rains
Location: Alexandria, VA
Description: Two cicadas singing in trees

Date: 2020-06-10 21:06:42
Name: Dacia
Location: VA, Franklin Co, Rocky Mount
Description: emergence of cicadas; chorus; congregation around base of trees and tips of tall grass

Date: 2020-06-07 19:04:51
Name: Heather Bennett
Location: WV, Summers, Pipestem
Description: Heavy. Loud.

Date: 2020-06-06 14:31:06
Name: maurice smith
Location: Illinois, Cook, Olympia, Field
Description: Cicada arrived a few weeks ago. As of 6/6/20 they are covering at least 6 trees in my yard. I hear the noise. I'll say this is a mild sighting at this point. I have witness severe infestation over the last 20years( twice).

Date: 2020-06-05 14:31:36
Name: Taylor Stampfer
Location: Hudson
Description: Adult cicada sitting on a Hosta plant

Date: 2020-05-24 09:38:54
Name: Laurie Clow
Location: Maryland, Anne Arundel, Riva
Description: We've seen a couple of dozen in the yard at most and the exoskeleton of more. Not particularly noisy but huge and stuck to my trees and deck. A couple have accidentally made their way inside. I did get a picture of one.