Cicadas in North Dakota

North Dakota has only a few annual cicadas. No periodical cicadas are found here. Their sounds can be as loud as 80-100 decibels equivalent to the sound level of a motorcycle or lawnmower. They appear near the end of summer and are most active during the day.

Cicadas in North Dakota (ND)

Types of Cicadas in North Dakota

  • Plains Cicada
  • Walker’s Cicada
  • Dog-day Cicada
  • Okanagana balli
  • Okanagana luteobasalis
  • Say’s Cicada
  • Walking Cicada
  • Bush Cicada
  • Robinson’s Annual Cicada
  • Scissor Grinder Cicada