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Cicada

Description:

Cicada

Notes:

Molting

2 Comments

Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds 8 years ago

The black pronotal collar & bluish color are suggestive of lyricen. Several of the related & similar species are not as bluish. It's important to mention that this guy is not likley going to finish and is "stuck" - not uncommon, but unfortunate. The coloration & darkening of the collar are also indicative of the adult exoskeleton hardening which should not happen until the insect is clear of the nymph exuvia.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/671583/...

beallburton
beallburton 8 years ago

Good work catching it as it emerges, good picture.

kdjoynt
Spotted by
kdjoynt

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on Jun 26, 2012

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