Magicicada septendecim


Approximate distribution

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Magicicada septendecim (L. 1758)

A large periodical cicada with broad orange stripes on the underside of the abdomen, and with orange coloration on the sides of the thorax behind each eye and in front of the forewings (not visible in the photographs). The calling song phrases are said to resemble the word "Pharaoh." Scale is 1 cm long.

Magicicada septendecim songs:

Calling song / Court I (complete phrases)
Court I sonogram
Court II (fragment)
Court II sonogram
Court III (fragment)
Court III sonogram

Magicicada septendecim approximate range:

Brown symbols on the map above were generated from verified records in the Cicada Central Database on 14 March 2016.
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