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Dog-day Harvest Fly

The commonest form of the Cicada in the more Northern States is the socalled "dog-day harvest fly" or "lineman" - the insect which every summer, toward the end of July or early in August, begins its doleful but resounding buzzing hum in the tree tops. For more information go to the Cicada information section.