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Cicada Checklist of Texas

Superfamily Cicadoidea, Family Cicadidae


Cicadetta - Little Grassland Cicadas

calliope (Walker 1850) Song
camerona (Davis 1920) Song Texas Endemic
kansa (Davis 1919) Song
texana (Davis 1936)TX Grassland CicadaSongTexas Endemic

Magicicada - Periodical Cicadas

septendecim (Linnaeus 1758) 17-year Cicada Photos & SONGS

Beameria

venosa (Uhler 1888) Song

Cacama - Cactus Dodgers

valvata (Uhler 1888) Cactus Dodger Photos
variegata Davis 1919
collinaplaga Sanborn & Heath 2011 Texas Endemic

Diceroprocta - Scrub Cicadas

aurantiaca Davis 1938 Orange Cicada
averyi Davis 1941 Avery's Cicada Texas Endemic
azteca (Kirkaldy 1881) Aztec Cicada
bequaerti (Davis 1917) Bequaert's Cicada
bibbyi Davis 1928a Bibby's Cicada Type Specimen Texas Endemic
canescens Davis 1935 Texas Endemic
cinctifera limpia Davis 1932
c. viridicosta Davis 1930
delicata (Osborn 1906) Delicate Cicada
eugraphica (Davis 1916) Photos
lata Davis, 1941
marevagans Davis 1928b
texana (Davis 1916) Texas Cicada
viridifascia (Walker 1850)  Seaside Cicada
vitripennis (Say 1830)  Green-winged Cicada Photos & SONGS

Neocicada

chisos Davis 1916 Southwest Spot-winged Cicada
hieroglyphica (Say 1830)  Hieroglyphic Cicada SONG, SONG

Quesada

gigas (Olivier 1790) Giant Cicada SONG

Pacarina

puella Davis 1923 Little Mesquite Cicada Photos - SONG 

Tibicen - Annual or Dog-day Cicadas

auriferus (Say 1825) Dog-Day Cicada
bifidus (Davis 1916)
chisosensis Davis 1934 Chisos Dog-day Cicada Texas Endemic
dealbatus (Davis 1915) Photos
dorsatus (Say 1825) Giant Grassland Cicada  SONG
duryi Davis 1917 Dury's Cicada   Photos 
figuratus (Walker 1858)  Fall Dog-day Cicada
inauditus Davis 1917
lyricen (DeGeer 1773)  Lyrical Cicada   Photos & SONGS
pronotalis Davis, 1938Walker's CicadaSONG(= marginalis, walkeri)
pruinosus (Say 1825)Scissor GrinderSONG
resh (Haldeman1852) Resh Cicada SONG
superbus (Fitch 1855) Superb Green Cicada   SONG
texanus Metcalf 1963 Texas Dog-day Cicada SONG
tibicen (Linnaeus 1758)Swamp CicadaPhotos & SONGS(= chloromerus (Walker 1850))
townsendii (Uhler 1905) Townsend's Cicada

Okanagana

hesperia (Uhler 1876) Photos 
viridis Davis 1918

Okanagodes

terlingua Davis 1932 Terlingua Cicada Texas Endemic

Platypedia

falcata Davis 1920

North American Species:
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Bibliography

Bibby, F.F., 1936. The Cicadas of Texas (Homoptera: Cicadidae), A Thesis. A&M College of Texas. Unpublished.

Bromley, S.W. 1933. Cicadas in Texas. Psyche, 40: 130.

Davis, W.T. 1915. A new variety of cicada resembling C. dorsata. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 23: 161–164.

Davis, W.T. 1916. Notes on cicadas from the United States with descriptions of several new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 24: 42–65.

Davis, W.T. 1917. Sonoran cicadas collected by Harry H. Knight, Dr. Joseph Bequaert and others, with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 25: 203–215.

Davis, W.T. 1918. Mississippi cicadas, with a key to the species of the southeastern United States. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 26: 141–155.

Davis, W.T. 1919. Cicadas of the genus Cacama, with descriptions of several new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 27: 68–79.

Davis, W.T. 1920. North American cicadas belonging to the genera Platypedia and Melampsalta. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 28: 95–135.

Davis, W.T. 1923. Notes on North American cicadas with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 31: 1–15.

Davis, W.T. 1928a. The cicadas of Porto Rico with a description of a new genus and species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 36: 29–35.

Davis, W.T. 1928b. Cicadas belonging to the genus Diceroprocta with descriptions of a new genus and species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 36: 439–457.

Davis, W.T. 1930. The distribution of cicadas in the United States with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 38: 53–73. 

Davis, W.T. 1932. Additional records of North American cicadas with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 40: 241–265.

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Haldeman, S.S. 1852. Appendix C. Insects, Pp. 366-379 In: H. Stansbury. Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnaissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains.

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Phillips, P.K. pers. comm., January 23, 2008. Dr. Phillips made numerous suggestions to this list.

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Sanborn, A., pers. comm., January 22, 2008. Dr. Sanborn made numerous suggestions to this list.

Sanborn, 2008. The Identity Of Cicada tibicen Linnι [=Tibicen chloromerus (Walker, 1850)] (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae). Entomological News 119(3): 227–231 - Abstract

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