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July 11, 2007

Brood XIII wrap up: a few more photos from Joe Balynas

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada — Dan @ 7:18 pm

Magicicada

Magicicada

View all of Joe Balynas’ Magicicada photos.

July 9, 2007

Eggs!

Filed under: Eggs | Magicicada | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 6:16 pm

Here’s a picture of Magicicada eggs from Roy Troutman. They’re about 3-4mm long. Very tiny.

Cicada Eggs

June 21, 2007

Another Blue/White Eye Contest Winner

Filed under: Brood XIII | Eye Color | Magicicada — Dan @ 6:35 am

Here’s a white eyed cicada from Grayson Martin.

White Eyed cicada

June 19, 2007

More Blue Eyed Cicada Contest Winners

Filed under: Brood XIII | Elias Bonaros | Eye Color | Magicicada — Dan @ 4:21 pm

This entry was submitted by Elias Bonaros and Barbara Rzeszutek, taken in Deerfield, IL:

Elias Bonaros and Barbara Rzeszutek, taken in Deerfield, IL

This entry was submitted by Chris Owen, taken at Lemon Lake County Park in Cedar lake, IN:

blue eyed cicadas

A couple of nice cicada photos from Joe Balynas

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations — Dan @ 4:11 pm

Click the images for larger versions:

Mating cicadas:

Joe Balynas 2007

A female cicada getting ready to lay some eggs:

Joe Balynas 2007

Joe Balynas 2007

Joe Balynas 2007

A Huge mass of cicada exuvia:

A Huge mass of cicada exuvia:

June 15, 2007

Exuvia mania

Filed under: Brood XIII | Exuvia | Magicicada — Dan @ 9:56 pm

Joe Balynas sent us this picture of a mass of cicada exuvia (aka shells, skins, crisps). Make sure you click the image for the awesome larger version.

exuvia

See all Joe’s Magicicada photos.

Brood XIII Magicicadas by Joe Green

Filed under: Brood XIII | Joe Green | Magicicada | Sounds | Video — Dan @ 8:50 am

Brood XIII Magicicadas by Joe Green

Brood XIII Magicicadas by Joe Green from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Magicicada song by Joe Green

Magicicada song by Joe Green from Cicada Mania on Vimeo.

Magicicada flying slo-motion by Roy Troutman

Filed under: Magicicada | Roy Troutman | Video — Dan @ 8:41 am

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

Magicicada flying slo-motion from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Magicicada mating

Filed under: Magicicada | Mating | Roy Troutman | Video — Dan @ 8:37 am

In this video we see a male and female Magicicada cicada mating.

Magicicada mating from Roy Troutman on Vimeo.

Magicicada laying eggs

Filed under: Magicicada | Ovipositing | Roy Troutman | Video — Dan @ 8:32 am

In this video we see a Magicicada cicada ovipositing:

Magicicada laying eggs from Roy Troutman.

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