This Superb Green Cicada was recorded in The Colony Texas. This large, noisy insect is part of a group of cicadas known as Dog-day Cicadas. They are so called because their high volume buzzing is the signature sound of long, hot Texas summers.

Observations Details

County Denton
City The Colony
Date Jun 16, 2012
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Undeveloped-Semi-Wooded
Type of Behavior Vocalizing
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Superb Green Cicada Observation Location