Subject: What type. Of bug is this
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
August 25, 2013 11:41 am
I don’t recall ever seeing this before. It’s about 1.5 in (2” including wings
Annual Cicadas in the genus Tibicen like your individual are often mistaken for large flies. Annual Cicadas are sometimes called Dog Day Harvestflies. They make a loud sound like a buzz saw that can be heard in the trees in mid to late summer.