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17 year periodical cicada - Brood X - Magicicada septendecim

17 year periodical cicada - Brood X - Magicicada septendecim
Howard County, Maryland, USA
May 14, 2004
Size: 1.5"
Combined photo of two diff cicadas just to show progression...
17 year cicada "Brood X" were comming out of the ground en mass... full invasion.. :)
Thought I'd upload these from my pic archives...
For ID purposes, based on cicada song, M. septendecim was only species in the area where this pic was taken.
http://magicicada.org/about/species_pages/species.php

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