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.


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