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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: 2019-07-05 17:30:28
Name: samantha costello
Location: Winchester
Description: Swarm in my neighborhood in Frederick County, VA. There are hundreds and hundreds

Date: 2019-07-04 16:10:35
Name: Allyson Williams
Location: NC, Mecklenburg, Charlotte
Description: Sitting on sidewalk. Saw during morning run.

Date: 2019-06-03 05:01:33
Name: N3KUN
Location: Chaptico, Maryland
Description: Making buzzing noise

Date: 2019-06-02 00:05:34
Name: Anna Clark
Location: PA, Westmoreland, Seward
Description: They are EVERYWHERE. Millions of holes in ground, cicadas on all plants, trees, bushes, buildings

Date: 2019-05-22 05:55:34
Name: Carlene Kanick
Location: Avonmore, Pennsylvania
Description: Many emerging and emerged northern Westmoreland county 5/21/2019

Date: 2019-05-20 09:54:34
Name: Pat
Location: PA, Beaver, Economy
Description: Emergence

Date: 2019-05-17 14:52:33
Name: Kevin
Location: Bowie
Description: Found 10 fresh cicada sheds in my garden this morning.

Date: 2019-05-13 21:36:08
Name: gaye
Location: college park
Description: [fresh] pinned septendecim dated 3 may in student collection. also sheds in silver spring and adult on windshield [see my email]

Date: 2019-05-09 21:02:52
Name: george vandenberghe
Location: Riverdale MD
Description: Single emerged exoskeleton observed on a new weed 5/8/2019. Brood X in this area occurs 2021 but there was a moderate emergence in 2017.

Date: 2019-05-07 03:23:41
Name: Mary Jo Smiley
Location: Cranberry Twp PA
Description: Emerging from the ground.

Date: 2019-04-22 19:57:18
Name: nazish gul khattak khattak
Location: pakistan
Description: singing on the top of the mango tree