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May 26, 2009

Magicicada septendecim photos

Filed under: Brood II,Magicicada — by @ 4:15 am

On Monday (Memorial Day) I was lucky enough to find a lone Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler in Metuchen, NJ. This is a male, and he was about 1.5 inches or 3.8 centimeters long.

UPDATED! Now with high-rez versions.

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Magicicada septendecim brood II straggler

Thanks to Elias for noticing the coloration behind the eye that IDs this as a decim.

2 Comments »

  1. Nice pics Dan! Good to see that you have been finding stragglers too.

    Comment by Roy Troutman — May 26, 2009 @ 6:23 pm

  2. [...] emerge in years prior to, or after they are expected to emerge — typically 4 years earlier. This male Magicicada should have emerged in 2013, but instead he emerged in 2009 – four years earlier than [...]

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