Magicicada tredecula

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Magicicada tredecula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Cicadidae
Genus: Magicicada
Species: M. tredecula
Binomial name
Magicicada tredecula
Alexander & Moore, 1962[verification needed]

Magicicada tredecula is a species of periodical cicada in family Cicadidae. It is endemic to the United States. As its specific epithet implies, they emerge as adults once every thirteen years.


  • Alexander, Richard D; Moore, Thomas Edwin (1962), The Evolutionary Relationships of 17-year and 13-year Cicadas, and Three New Species (Homoptera, Cicadidae, Magicicada), Ann Arbor: Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan