Magicicada tredecim (Walsh and Riley 1868)

Magicicada tredecim

Generally similar to M. septendecim and M. neotredecim in appearance and behavior, but with lower pitched songs and lacking dark bands on underside of abdomen. Underside of abdomen varies from light orange to caramel color; sometimes light color extends up sides of abdomen above spiracles. Bar is approximately 1 cm.

Magicicada tredecim songs:

Courtship I/ Calling song

Courtship II song

Courtship III song

Approximate range

M. tredecim range
Range based on verified records in database as of February 2017.


Marlatt, C. L. 1923. The Periodical Cicada. United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology Bulletin 71:1-183.