elias-magicicada-2nd-nymph-02

This is a probable second instar nymph of Magicicada septendecim (Periodical cicada) from the 2008 Brood XIV emergence. Dug up from beneath an oak tree. It was living approximately 4-6 inches from the ground surface. Temperature = 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Date: March 21, 2010.
Here it is upside down showing the forelegs.

Date: 03/29/2010
Size:
Full size: 1689x1040
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