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

CountyDenton
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CityThe Colony
DateJun 16, 2012
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatUndeveloped-Semi-Wooded
Type of BehaviorVocalizing
GenderMale
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson