I really like the eyes in this photo. All 5 eyes!
May 29, 2008
May 27, 2008
This is a Neocicada hieroglyphica:
Hang in there, we’ll be back to the 17 Year Cicadas tomorrow.
May 26, 2008
Roy sent in a batch of photos from the Loveland OH emergence. I’ll post more and larger versions as soon as I’m done celebrating Memorial Day.
May 25, 2008
May 24, 2008
This should be a warm weekend all around the Easter half of the U.S.A. so the cicadas should definitely be emerging in Pensy and south.
G Murphy reports that he can hear them over he sound of his tractor in Muddy Pond, Tennessee.
Susan Blase reports that the cicadas are crawling up through their pavers in Bear Gap, Pennsylvania.
Karen reports that the emergence is “unreal” Northern McCreary Co., KY.
Leann reports that there are hundreds coming up through the ground in Bowling Green, KY.
June reports that there are so many that the grass is moving in Richmond, KY.
Becca reports “There are hundreds in my yard in Huntington, West Virginia“.
Verna reports that the emergence has begun in Frankfort, KY.
John Ashville reports that they’re singing in Asheville, NC.
Mike reports that “the yard looks alive as hundreds, perhaps thousands have emerged in the lawn” in Radcliff, Hardin County KY.
Roy Troutman reports that they have emerged in Batavia OH, and both Roy and Matt Berger report that they have emerged in Loveland, OH.
Some photos from Roy:
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Here’s a pleasant interruption in the 17-year cicada mania. Joe Green has sent us some cicada photos from Florida. These are from last years season.
Joe says the Neocicada hiroglyphica cicadas have been singing in Florida since April 29th.
May 20, 2008
Randy Bigbie reports: “Here in Wilkesboro/Moravian Falls, NC in the Blue Ridge Mt. foothills. we have hundreds in our yard.”
Cathy Decker reports: “Several cicadas were discovered in the Pierce Community of Greensburg, in Green County Kentucky“.
Patricia Cooper reports: “They have arrived in Adairville, KY42202″.
Terry Samsel reports: “Cades Cove [TN] in the Smokeys” (TN).
(The website is finally getting more traffic than in it does during Australia cicada season, so I know the emergency is really underway.)
I also added the Death Cab for Cutie advert because they’ve supported the site over the years.
Don’t forget to Share your Cicada Images, Video and Text.
Davy’s cicada comic book will be available soon.
Last but not least…
Another photo from Roy of his home-raised cicada emerging
May 18, 2008
Like Matt Berger, Roy Troutman was able to observe Magicicadas emerge in captivity. Here’s an excellent photo of one of Roy’s cicadas.
Shawn McLeod in Flemingsburg, Kentucky has reported a light emergence (3 cicadas).
John Hupka has reported empty shells of Cicadas in Nashville, Davidson Co, Tennessee!
Diane has reported “The Cicadas have arrived in our trees. We are 30 miles northwest of Nashville, TN. They seem to like our sycamore trees.”
Sherry has reported “I just got back from Cades Coves Tennessee the Magicicada were in the emergence stage both nights.”
Greg Stamper reported “Hazard, Kentucky – The Cicada started slowly a week ago now are beginning to pick up speed.”
John reported “I live in Floyd County Kentucky ans there are hundreds of them coming out.”
Tammy reported “I live in Corbin KY and my house is COVERED!!!!”
Also check out the Where Are They Now map on the Mount’s Cicada Web Site.
Another sweet cicada photo has emerged on Flickr