Cicada Mania

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Brood X (Ten) is a brood of Magicicada (genus) periodical cicadas located in DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, WVA, and Washington DC. It has a 17-year life cycle. The next time the brood will emerge is 2021.

March 28, 2020

Brood X Stragglers from 2017 in Princeton

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Photos of Brood X stragglers in Princeton, New Jersey, from back in 2017. The rest of the brood will emerge in 2021.

Magicicada cassini with mosaic pigment mutation:
Magicicada cassini with mosaic pigment mutation in Princeton 2017

Magicicada cassini with mosaic pigment mutation:
Magicicada cassini with mosaic pigment mutation in Princeton 2017

Female M. cassini. Notice the all-black abdomen:
Female M. cassini Princeton NJ 2017

Cicada skins and Albert Einstein:

Close up!
Close up Magicicada

Magicicada cassini:
Magicicada cassini; Brood X straggler

March 26, 2020

Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 3

Filed under: Brood X,Magicicada,Roy Troutman — Dan @ 4:59 pm

Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 3.

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1987. Cicada on small branch.
Roy 1987 Cicada on Small Branch

1988. Straggler cicada molting.
Roy 1988 Straggler Cicada Molting

1987. Cicada on thistle.
Roy 1987 Cicada on Thistle

1988. Tibicen exuvia race.
Roy 1988 Tibicen Exuvia Race

1988. Two cicadas in silhouette.
Roy 1988 2 Cicadas in Silhouette

Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 2

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Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 2.

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1987. Mating Cicadas.
Roy 1987 Mating Cicadas

1987. Cicada chimney.
Roy 1987 Cicada Chimney

1988. Straggler cicada.
Roy 1988 Straggler Cicada

1987. Cicada feeding.
Roy 1987 Cicada Feeding

1988. Roy & Pa watching emerging cicadas.
Roy 1988 Roy & Pa Watching Emerging Cicadas

Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 1

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Roy Troutman’s 1980s Cicada Photos, part 1.

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1987. Cicada on finger.
Roy 1987 Cicada on Finger

1987. Nymph exit holes.
Roy 1987 Nymph Exit Holes

1987. Cicada next to shell (exuvia).
Roy 1987 Cicada Next to Shell

1988. Shells with spider.
Roy 1988 to Shells With Spider

Tom & Roy watching cicada molt.
Roy 1988 Tom & Roy Watching Cicada Molt

March 15, 2020

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004

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Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Ohio.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adults.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molted cicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicadas.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Adult Magicicada.

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004. Molting cicada.

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