In just about any year, one of the 15 numbered Magicicada
broods emerges somewhere.
Observations on Periodical Cicadas (Brood XIV) in Indiana and Ohio in 2008 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada
Thermal responses of periodical cicadas: within and between brood parity (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada
Reproductive character displacement and speciation in periodical cicadas, with description of a new species, 13-year Magicicada
Mating occurs within dense, noisy choruses, and after mating, female Magicicada
cut shallow, v-shaped egg-nests in twigs of 3-11 cm diameter and insert up to thirty eggs in each (White, 1980).
septendecium (Linnaeus) (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) (Hoback et al.
That's because it was less than 2 years ago that they experienced Brood X of Magicicada
septendecimthe, the cicada species that emerges every 17 years.
This spring has been noteworthy because Magicicada
Brood X--popularly known as the periodical cicada--emerged after waiting underground for seventeen years.
Cicadas are conspicuous components of natural environments the world over owing to their distinctive male courtship calls, relatively large size, and, in the United States, spectacular mass emergences of Magicicada
A chorus of courting Magicicada
cassini males sounds like an electric carving knife revving up.
In the letters section of the June 2010 issue, we indicated a photo of a cicada was a periodical cicada, Magicicada
All three periodical cicada species, Magicicada