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:

The map above was generated from positive records in the Cicada Central Database on 31 December 2010. The database is not exhaustive, and this map is intended to portray only an approximate, present-day distribution.
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