Cicadas are the bugs that everyone has heard in the hot summer days but might not have know what was making that noise. Cicadas are known for the amazingly loud mating noise they make. Typically Cicadas are 1-2 in big and are either a dark brown or black with big red eyes. There are two very different kind of Cicadas, the Annual Cicada and Periodical Cicada. The Annual Cicada can be heard every year have life cycles of 2-5 years. The Periodical Cicada can not be found every year and depending on if it has a thirteen or seventeen year life cycle they emerge on those intervals. This is a harmless bug that serves as a food source for many types of organisms including humans.

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