Please fill out this form to report a periodical cicada emergence

Tell us where you saw periodical cicadas

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Location where you saw cicadas

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Example: "75 North Eagleville Road" or "Intersection of US 44 and CT 195"

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When did you see periodical cicadas?



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Tell us what you saw:

None

1 or 2 only

More than 2 but less than 100

Thousands or more

Cicada nymphs


None

1 or 2 only

More than 2 but less than 100

Thousands or more

Shed nymphal skins


None

1 or 2 only

More than 2 but less than 100

Thousands or more

Newly emerged adults


None

1 or 2 only

More than 2 but less than 100

Thousands or more

Adult cicadas


Tell us if you heard cicadas:

No cicadas heard

1 or 2 calling

Several individuals calling, but no continuous chorus

A continuous, loud chorus

Send us your comments:

Was there anything unusual about the cicadas? If you saw nymphs, were they above or below ground? Was it warm? Sunny? What was the temperature? (250 character limit)

In the next two steps, you will confirm the location of your sighting.




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