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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago


katarafaith 7 years ago

Is it albino

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Here's a cicadetta I watched moulting last year
and here's how it looked an hour later

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

No probably not albino. Most of these creatures come out of their last 'skin' (exuvia) wearing super bright colours then quickly go darker as they 'dry'. It takes maybe 45 minutes to gain normal colours usually. Good find.

keithp2012 7 years ago

Not albino, newly shed Periodical Cicada. Where in New York do you live, I live on Long Island and am hoping to see these!

Krys Schaetzl
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Krys Schaetzl

New York, USA

Spotted on Jun 6, 2013
Submitted on Jun 6, 2013

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