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Dog-day cicada

Neotibicen canicularis

Description:

Annual cicadas are mostly black with green eyes and green markings on its body. The wings are interfaced with green veins. This cicada was about 2 inches long.

Habitat:

Spotted at Tamarac near the Discovery Center. Dog-day cicadas are found near hardwood trees of pine, aspen, oak, and maple.

Notes:

Male cicadas can make a loud high-pitched buzzing sound to attract females. They are active from July through September. There are 163 species of annual cicadas in the U.S.

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Tamarac Connie
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Tamarac Connie

Rochert, Minnesota, United States

Spotted on Aug 7, 2021
Submitted on Aug 7, 2021

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