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A Cicada in the process of molting - Neotibicen tibicen

A Cicada in the process of molting - Neotibicen tibicen
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
August 13, 2010

Moved
Moved from Swamp Cicada.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Tibicen tibicen (chloromerus), Swamp Cicada (FEMALE)
Nice image!

 
Thanks.
I was thrilled to actually see one coming out of the shell. I have just missed seeing this phenomenon several times.

 
When teneral...
When teneral, these are one of the prettiest cicadas!

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