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Photo#506115
cicada - Magicicada tredecim

cicada - Magicicada tredecim
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
April 16, 2011
found in the same immediate area as the two found yesterday. I counted 10 cast skins in the trees within the 8 ft radius.

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Moved
Moved from Periodical Cicadas.

male
Oh yeah, this is a male--you can see the tymbal covers and the shape of the abdominal tip. It seems most of the first ones emerging are males--I've only found a few females so far. (I just found some paper where they mentioned the males come out first, mostly, in the 13-year broods.)
Ovipositior is pretty obvious from below on the females, and the abdomen it more pointed:

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