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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)