Pharaoh Cicada Magicicada septendecim (Linnaeus, 1758)    Synonyms: Septemdecim 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. Brood X will have broad orange stripes on abdomen (more orange than black). This species is larger than the other two species and the only one with the orange marking between the eye and the wing base. Because people tend to collect/document the largest cicadas they see, this species is probably over-sampled (R. Orr, pers. comm.). Song is also diagnostic. Report unidentified Periodical Cicada species and read general info at the genus page. Excellent info at Cicada Mania web site.

Relationships:

Emerging nymphs documented as prey of Limax maximus (Norden & Williams, 2015).

There are 1,191 records in the project database.

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Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/15/2017). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A male Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/17/2021). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/24/2013). Photo by Bill Adams. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/17/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/17/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A male Pharaoh Cicada in Harford Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/12/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A male Pharaoh Cicada in Harford Co., Maryland (5/31/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/15/2021). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/11/2021). (c) belby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Harford Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/9/2021). (c) thefloorisflava, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thefloorisflava via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A female Pharaoh Cicada in Cecil Co., Maryland (5/15/2021). The photo in the middle was taken 7 1/2 hours after the left photo of the same cicada. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/30/2021). (c) Even Dankowicz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Even Dankowicz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

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

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (6/11/2021). (c) crystal-butler, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by crystal-butler via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Pharaoh Cicada in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/12/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A female Pharaoh Cicada in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/9/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by lotteryd via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/12/2021). (c) trinectes, all rights reserved. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/18/2021). (c) Roshan Vignarajah, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Roshan Vignarajah via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Roshan Vignarajah, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Roshan Vignarajah via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)

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

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) helliehoo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by helliehoo via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

A Pharaoh Cicada falls prey to a spider in the genus Xysticus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/20/2021). (c) spyingnaturalist, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by spyingnaturalist via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Pharaoh Cicada infected with Massospora cicadina fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Pharaoh 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)

Pharaoh 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)


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