Cicadas in Indiana

Indiana has both annual and periodical cicadas. The brood X is the largest among the 17-year broods in the state, including broods XII, XIII, and XIV. Broods XIX and XXIII are Indiana’s 13-year broods. The 12 species of annual cicadas emerge in mid to late July. They are gone by mid-September.

Types of Cicadas in Indiana

  • Southern Grass Cicada
  • Green Winged Cicada
  • Cassini Periodical Cicada
  • John and David’s Cicada
  • Decim Periodical Cicada
  • Decula Periodical Cicada
  • 13-Year Cassini
  • 13-Year Decim
  • 13-Year Decula
  • Northern Dusk Singing Cicada
  • Walker’s Cicada
  • Hieroglyphic Cicada
  • Dog-day Cicada
  • Linne’s Cicada
  • Dark Lyric Cicada
  • Lyric Cicada
  • Scissor(s) Grinder
  • Robinson’s Annual Cicada
  • Swamp Cicada
  • Say’s Cicada