Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Cicada

Cicadoidea

Description:

Casing / exoskeleton found on bark of a tree. About 1" long. Think the tree might be a spruce?

Habitat:

Grassy field next to a building.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Cicada
Cicadoidea Cicada


Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

You are quite correct that you have the exoskeleton. It is the exoskeleton of the Cicada. The Cicada can be heard in late Summer on hot days in the tree tops calling out for a mate. I am even if you have been to any wooded area or park with mature trees you have heard them calling from the tree tops.

KarenMorey
Spotted by
KarenMorey

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 13, 2012

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team