Ingrid Schmidt (2013-07-01)
Just thought I'd let you know that I have cicadas in my back yard. (Cochrane, Alberta) My 1/4 acre property is heavily planted with coniferous and deciduous trees and shrubs, a lot of which are indigenous to the area.
We have them (or at least one quite loud one) in a pine tree in our front yard in Edmonton this year. Reminds me of growing up in Africa. He's very loud, by the cicada standards I remember.
David Winkler (2013-07-15)
My boys just captured a cicada at Sandy Beach in Calgary in a deciduous tree.
Albert Bourque (2014-06-24)
My son and I collected a specimen near along the Mackenzie Highway near Trout River in the NWT on June 22, 2014.
Hubert Taube (2015-06-11)
On May 6, 2015, we found several on a field trip of the Edmonton Nature Club to the Battery Creek Ravine in Devon, AB, perching on stems of young aspens
Romana Prokopiw (2015-06-22)
seem to be quite a few of them at Nose Hill this year
Ken Soehn (2016-06-13)
I just found a cicada (June 13/2016) of this species on 102 Ave, downtown Edmonton. Didn't know cicadas ranged this far north. Took it into the library on a Metro, and asked them to google it. People get a little nervy over a harmless bug. I put it in a planter outside, and might be able to find it again. Sounds like the Strickland doesn't have a lot, but I don't know if anyone would want it collected.
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