Periodical Cicadas: a resource collection on cicadas from Science NetLinks

Periodical Cicadas: a resource collection on cicadas from Science NetLinks

Must avoid the Periodical Cicadas! 17 & 13 Year Cicadas, Magicicada Broods & Brood Maps

Must avoid the Periodical Cicadas! 17 & 13 Year Cicadas, Magicicada Broods & Brood Maps

Periodical Cicada - Magicicada species:  Magicicada is the genus of the 13-year and 17-year periodical cicadas of eastern North America.  Although they are sometimes called "locusts", this is a misnomer as cicadas belong to the taxonomic order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorrhyncha, while locusts belong to Orthoptera.   Magicicada spp. spend most of their lives underground feeding on xylem fluids from the roots of deciduous forest trees in the eastern United States.  After 13 or 17 years…

Periodical Cicada - Magicicada species: Magicicada is the genus of the 13-year and 17-year periodical cicadas of eastern North America. Although they are sometimes called "locusts", this is a misnomer as cicadas belong to the taxonomic order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorrhyncha, while locusts belong to Orthoptera. Magicicada spp. spend most of their lives underground feeding on xylem fluids from the roots of deciduous forest trees in the eastern United States. After 13 or 17 years…

Cicada: periodical cicadas — the ones with 13- or 17-year cycles-- only live in the United States, in areas east of the Great Plains

Cicada: periodical cicadas — the ones with 13- or 17-year cycles-- only live in the United States, in areas east of the Great Plains

A Periodical Cicada's Life

A Periodical Cicada's Life (Hardcover)

A Periodical Cicada's Life

Magicicada periodical cicada by alexanderwild: Characterized by red compound eyes, cicadas in the genus Magicicada spend 17 years (or, more rarely, 13 years) maturing underground before emerging en masse to mate. These emergences take place in May or June and involve several species, each with a different song. http://boingboing.net/2014/06/16/pretty-portraits-of-periodical.html #Insects #Periodical_Cicada #Magicicada #Brood_III

Magicicada periodical cicada by alexanderwild: Characterized by red compound eyes, cicadas in the genus Magicicada spend 17 years (or, more rarely, 13 years) maturing underground before emerging en masse to mate. These emergences take place in May or June and involve several species, each with a different song. http://boingboing.net/2014/06/16/pretty-portraits-of-periodical.html #Insects #Periodical_Cicada #Magicicada #Brood_III

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