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Cicada Cocoon

Magicicada septendecim (cocoon)

Description:

In here I spotted a perfectly intact cicada cocoon hanging from a flower, it looks totally like if the cicada were still inside, all the limbs look detailed.

Habitat:

Tall Grass

Notes:

I find this really astonishing, that a species leave its cocoon intact, it's difficult to me to spot one of these because people usually break them or they fall off the next day.

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2 Comments

keithp2012
keithp2012 7 years ago

Not a cocoon, shed skin of larva

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Very nice!

Nimbid Ditavi
Spotted by
Nimbid Ditavi

Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Jul 26, 2012
Submitted on Oct 28, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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