Cassini Periodical Cicada Magicicada cassini (Fisher, 1852)  

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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Cassini Periodical Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

A Cassini Periodical Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

A Cassini Periodical Cicada in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

A Cassini Periodical Cicada in Howard Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)


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