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17 Year Cicada

Magicicada septendecim

Description:

Periodical cicada. Every 17 years. 1 - 1.25 inches long (2.54 - 3.17 cm). Red eyes. Black dorsal thorax. Translucent wings with orange and yellow veins. Abdomen and legs are orange and black.

Habitat:

Meadow with abundant flowers and weeds.

Notes:

I have only found one so far.

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1 Comment

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

One more than I have seen. :/

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

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