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Magicicada Cicada Videos

Magicicada Montage

We need a CICADA montage! from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

A male missing it's abdomen.
Another missing it's abdomen due to a fungus infection.
Adult cicada with it's nymph skin still attached.
A cicada laying eggs on a branch.
Mating cicadas.

Brood XIV Magicicadas in Ohio in 2008.

Eclosing Magicicadas in Loveland Ohio

Eclosing Magicicadas in Loveland Ohio from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Eclosing Magicicadas on May 31st, 2008 in Loveland Ohio.

Eclosing Magicicada in Roy Troutman's backyard

Eclosing Magicicada in Roy Troutman's backyard from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Eclosing Magicicada in Roy Troutman's backyard on June 1st 2008 in Ohio.

Magicicada Nets

Magicicada nets from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Nets full of Magicicadas - best way to keep them. Video features John Cooley of magicicada.org and Roy Troutman.

Magicicada emergence in Mariemont Ohio in 2008

Magicicada emergence in Mariemont Ohio in 2008 from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Magicicada adults and nymphs in Mariemont Ohio in 2008.

Mating Magicicada

Mating Magicicada from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Magicicada mating in Loveland Ohio 2008.

Magicicada cicada nymph mania

Magicicada cicada nymph mania from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Hundreds of freshly emerged Magicicada nymphs. 2008 Loveland Ohio.

Magicicada Nymphs and Eclosing Nymphs in Chicago in 2007

Magicicada Nymphs and Eclosing Nymphs in Chicago in 2007 from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Magicicada Nymphs and Eclosing Nymphs in Chicago in 2007. Ryerson woods.

Eclosing Magicicada by Dan

Eclosing Magicicada by Dan from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Eclosing Magicicada in Roy Troutman's parent's backyard in Ohio in 2008.

Princeton Brood X 2004 Magicicadas by Dan

Princeton Brood X 2004 Magicicadas by Dan from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Video of the Brood x emergence in 2004 of Magicicadas in Princeton

Brood II Cicadas at an Outdoor Wedding

Scenes from a Cicada Wedding - Brood II 1996 from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

This video features scenes from a wedding that happened 17 years ago during the 1996 Brood II 17 Year cicada emergence. This should give you an idea of what it would be like if you had your wedding outside during a cicada emergence.

Magicicada nymph molting by Roy

Magicicada nymph molting from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

This is a video shot back in 2004 of a magicicada nymph molting into an adult.

Magicicada flying slo-motion by Roy

Magicicada flying slo-motion from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here is a video of an adult magicicada taking off for flight.

Magicicada nymph turret by Roy

Magicicada nymph turret from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

This is video taken of a magicicada nymph turret. These turrets are often found in wet areas.

White eyed magicicada by Roy

White eyed magicicada from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here is a video of a rare white eyed magicicada. This is from a gene mutation that strepps the color from the cicadas eyes & also wings to some extent.

Magicicada laying eggs by Roy

Magicicada laying eggs from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

A video of a female magicicada ovipositing (laying eggs) in a tree twig.

Magicicada nymphs emerging by Roy

Magicicada nymphs emerging from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Mass of magicicada nymphs emerging on ivy.

Magicicada mating by Roy

Magicicada mating from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here are a male & female magicicada mating.

Magicicada fungus (massospora cicadina)

magicicada fungus (massospora cicadina) from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here's vintage video of a magicicada infected with the massospora cicadina fungus. This fungus is unique to cicadas.

Magicicada nymph excavating tunnel by Roy

Magicicada nymph excavating tunnel from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here is a magicicada nymph excavating a make shift tunnel sandwiched between two pieces of plexiglass.

1st instar magicicada nymph by Roy

1st instar magicicada nymph from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Here is video of a 1st instar magicicada nymph crawling around taken just minutes after it crawled from its egg sack.


Some of these videos are also posted on our YouTube Cicada Mania channel in case you prefer YouTube.