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  1. dog-day cicada, harvest flynoun

    its distinctive song is heard during July and August


  1. Dog-day cicada

    Neotibicen canicularis (commonly called the dog-day cicada, dog-day harvestfly, or heatbug) is a species of annual cicada.


  1. dog-day cicada

    A dog-day cicada is a type of cicada that emerges annually during the "dog days" of summer, usually from July to September. They are typically black or green cicadas and belong to the genus Neotibicen, commonly found in North America. Unlike periodical cicadas, who have a 13 or 17 year life cycle, dog-day cicadas have a 2-5 year life cycle, though some can emerge every year. They are named for the "dog days" of late summertime when the star Sirius (also known as the Dog Star) rises with the sun.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dog-day cicada in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dog-day cicada in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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