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: 2018-08-19 22:28:33
Name: Shawn
Location: Morgan County, IN
Description: Northern Dusk Cicada flew from Pin Oak tree down to ground- singly loudly, I was able to see it’s white abdomen since it landed upside down! I gently flipped over and it took flight, 6pm

Date: 2018-08-19 18:58:23
Name: Valerie henry
Location: NJ Old Bridge
Description: I found a shell on my sons play set I went to capture it not knowing what exactly it was at first. It was only the shell.

Date: 2018-08-18 18:53:24
Name: Marge heltzman
Location: New Jersey Atlantic Highlands
Description: Loud n strong 2nd week of August.

Date: 2018-08-18 09:43:24
Name: Cathy
Location: Maryland, Hagerstown

Date: 2018-08-17 08:52:26
Name: Mary B
Location: Severn/Glen Burnie MD
Description: Megatibicen auletes

Date: 2018-08-17 06:04:19
Name: Mrs. Park
Location: Maryland, Baltimore City
Description: Found two cicadas in past week.

Date: 2018-08-16 23:35:14
Name: Pamela W
Location: Linthicum Heights
Description: 2 cicadas on my back sidewalk and 2 more by my back door when I got home tonight.

Date: 2018-08-16 22:45:51
Name: Shemika
Location: Columbia
Description: Found a cicada in my living room.

Date: 2018-08-15 09:27:01
Name: Debby Spotten
Location: Hagerstown
Description: Multiple sightings for at least a week. They are numerous and loud.

Date: 2018-08-10 07:43:41
Name: Martha Loverde
Location: MD, Montgomery, Germantown
Description: Cicadas now loud for almost a week and still going strong in the daytime.

Date: 2018-08-09 08:18:49
Name: EJ
Location: Crofton
Description: At least 50 on wood fence

Date: 2018-08-08 19:31:09
Name: Toni
Location: NJ, Ocean County, Toms River
Description: My puppy found one in the grass.

Date: 2018-08-07 05:57:12
Name: Bradley Hieber
Location: Haslett, MI
Description: Fresh cicada and shell in my window well.

Date: 2018-08-07 04:27:13
Name: Caron Salkin
Location: Medford, NJ
Description: Single cicada adult found on son’s car

Date: 2018-08-06 19:24:31
Name: Nicole Russ
Location: Columbia, MD
Description: I hear them all around outside my place. Found a skin as well.

Date: 2018-08-05 18:21:39
Name: Amy
Location: NJ. Union. Summit
Description: Loud and white undersides.

Date: 2018-08-04 01:10:00
Name: Chelsea
Location: Indiana
Description: Emerging since aug 1st .

Date: 2018-07-31 21:31:34
Name: Michael Stecher
Location: White Hall md

Date: 2018-07-26 17:18:21
Name: Matthew J Godwin
Location: North East, Maryland
Description: Sighting of a couple Northern Dusk Singing Cicadas in North East, Maryland during the morning of July 26.

Date: 2018-07-23 11:27:20
Name: aleksandra Jeschke
Location: pasadena
Description: all around gallatin's woods, and jacob's woods....off ft. smallwood rd

Date: 2018-07-22 13:39:35
Name: P
Location: Pasadena MD
Description: swarming in our front yard

Date: 2018-07-20 14:14:35
Name: Sue L
Location: MD, Anne Arundel., Pasadena
Description: Eating on patio tree.

Date: 2018-07-18 12:58:43
Name: Tammy Claxton
Location: Glen Burnie
Description: Hundreds swarming in my back yard and my neighbors. Flying low to the ground and the birds are going nuts chasing them.

Date: 2018-06-13 13:29:39
Name: Paula L Helm
Location: Auburndale Florida

Date: 2018-06-07 17:06:40
Name: Matthew Gacheny
Location: Port Deposit, Maryland
Description: Periodical cicadas heard calling near Port Deposit, Maryland, Cecil County around 30 May 2018; periodical cicada nymphs also uncovered

Date: 2018-05-25 11:10:45
Name: Douglas M Kolodny-Hirsch, Ph.D.
Location: Pikesville, Maryland 21208
Description: One newly emerged adult periodic cicada on recently planted Inkberry Holly. Wings fully expanded.

Date: 2018-05-24 22:21:30
Name: E.Taylor
Location: Rockville, MD
Description: kids on insect study found a periocdical cicada (red eyes/yellow-gold wing veins ) in meadow

Date: 2018-04-21 12:29:17
Name: Bo
Location: Pinole Regional Park, CA
Description: Massive Cicada Singing