Cicadas in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is home to both periodic and annual cicadas. There are three species of 17-year cicadas in the state that differ slightly in their color and patterns. At least one 13-year cicada species occur in the state. Most Oklahoma periodicals belong to brood IV. The others belong to broods II and IV. They emerge from mid-April to mid-May.

Cicadas in Oklahoma (OK)

Types of Cicadas in Oklahoma

  • Beameria venosa
  • Common Cactus Dodger
  • Southern Grass Cicada
  • Cicadettana kansa
  • Scrub Cicada
  • Green Winged Cicada
  • Hadoa bifida
  • Hadoa duryi
  • Hadoa inaudita
  • Hadoa texana
  • Cassini Periodical Cicada
  • Decula Periodical Cicada
  • 13-Year Cassini
  • 13-Year Decim
  • 13-Year Decula
  • Northern Dusk Singing Cicada
  • Plains Cicada
  • Bush Cicada
  • Walker’s Cicada
  • Resh Cicada
  • Hieroglyphic Cicada
  • Plains Dog-day Cicada
  • Lyric Cicada
  • Scissor(s) Grinder
  • Superb Dog-Day Cicada
  • Swamp Cicada
  • Okanagana hesperia
  • Pacarina puella