Cassin's 17-Year Cicada Magicicada cassinii (Fisher, 1852)    Synonyms: Cassinii Periodical Cicada, Dwarf Periodical Cicada.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hemiptera   >   Family Cicadidae   >   Genus Magicicada   

Description:

Compare other Magicica species. Try to get photos of the abdomen or record audio. This species is smaller and darker than its two close relatives and has a nearly all black abdomen. Song is diagnostic. Report unidentified Periodical Cicada species and read general info at the genus page. Excellent info at Cicada Mania web site.

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A male Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/15/2021). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2020). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/3/2021). (c) Brandon Woo, all rights reserved. Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/17/2021). (c) Sarah Hartman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sarah Hartman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/3/2021). (c) Brandon Woo, all rights reserved. Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/2/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A female Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Harford Co., Maryland (5/20/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A male Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/12/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/16/2021). (c) Roshan Vignarajah, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Roshan Vignarajah via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/25/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/25/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/23/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Washington Co., Maryland (5/25/2021). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/26/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) Roshan Vignarajah, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Roshan Vignarajah via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/26/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/26/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/26/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Cassin's 17-Year Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Zachary Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Zachary Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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