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Neotibicen auletes (formerly Tibicen auletes; see Hill et al. 2015) is known from Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginiia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin  (U.S.A.) (Sanborn & Phillips 2013) and southern Canada (Hill et al. 2015). This is a forest species that uses various hardwood (especially oaks, Quercus) as host plants. This is the largest U.S. cicada and its song is a slow, harsh "drr-drr-drr". (Hill et al. 2015)


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