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March 24, 2020

A pair of Zammara smaragdina

Filed under: Honduras | Richard Newfrock | Zammara | Zammarini — Dan @ 5:10 pm

A pair of Zammara smaragdina from the collection of Richard Newfrock.

Zammara smaragdina by Richard Newfrock

Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008

Filed under: Magicicada | Matt Berger — Dan @ 4:53 pm

Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008. This could be Brood XIV (14) or a straggler from Brood X (10). The greater Cincinnati area has Brood X, XIV and XXII.

Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008.

Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008.

Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008.

Molting. Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008.

Nymph. Magicicada photos from Matt Berger from 2008.

Osamu Hikino’s Magicicada Photos

Filed under: Magicicada | Osamu Hikino — Dan @ 2:47 pm

Osamu Hikino’s Magicicada Photos. I forgot how old these are. 1990’s maybe. Every cicada photo is important to me.

A Magicicada nymph:
Magicicada nymph. Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

A Pair of M. septendecim:
Septendecim. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

A Pair of M. cassini:
Cassini Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

More photos:
Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

Magicicada. Osamu Hikino's Magicicada Photo

March 22, 2020

Les Daniels’ Neotibicen photos, part 3

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Les Daniels | Neotibicen | United States — Dan @ 7:27 pm

These are Neotibicen photos from Les Daniels, author of the cicada book: The Season of the Cicadas. They are from the mid-2000s (maybe earlier). This is part 3.

I’ll leave them unidentified in case you want to guess at their identity in the comments. 🙂

Skip to Part 1 or Part 2.

Teneral Cicada #41
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Teneral Cicada #42
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Teneral Cicada #43
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Adult Cicada #44
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

2 Cicadas #45
Les Daniels. 2 Cicadas

Adult Cicada #46
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

2 Cicadas #47
Les Daniels. 2 Cicadas

Adult Cicada #48
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

2 Cicadas #49
Les Daniels. 2 Cicadas

Adult Cicada #50
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #51
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #52
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #53
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #54
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #55
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Adult Cicada #56
Les Daniels. Adult cicada.

Adult Cicada #57
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada

Teneral Cicada #58
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Teneral Cicada #59
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Teneral Cicada #60
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Les Daniels’ Neotibicen photos, part 2

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Les Daniels | Neotibicen | United States — Dan @ 7:17 pm

These are Neotibicen photos from Les Daniels, author of the cicada book: The Season of the Cicadas. They are from the mid-2000s (maybe earlier). This is “Part 2”.

I’ll leave them unidentified in case you want to guess at their identity in the comments. 🙂

Skip to Part 1 or Part 3.

Molting Cicada #21
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #22
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #23
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #24
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #25
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #26
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #27
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #28
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #29
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #30
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #31
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #32
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #33
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #34
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #35
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #36
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Adult Cicada #37
Les Daniels. Adult cicada.

Adult Cicada #38
Les Daniels. Adult cicada.

Adult Cicada #39
Les Daniels. Adult cicada.

Adult Cicada #40
Les Daniels. Adult cicada.

Les Daniels’ Neotibicen photos, part 1

Filed under: Cryptotympanini | Les Daniels | Neotibicen | United States — Dan @ 7:06 pm

These are Neotibicen photos from Les Daniels, author of the cicada book: The Season of the Cicadas. They are from the mid-2000s (maybe earlier).

I’ll leave them unidentified in case you want to guess at their identity in the comments. 🙂

Skip to Part 2 or Part 3.

Cicada #1
Les Daniels. Swamp Cicada

Cicada #2
Les Daniels. Swamp Cicada

Cicada #3
Les Daniels. Swamp Cicada

Cicada #4
Les Daniels. Swamp Cicada

Molting Cicada #5
Les Daniels. Molting Cicada.

Molting Cicada #6
Les Daniels. Molting Cicada.

Teneral Cicada #7
Les Daniels. Teneral Cicada

Molting Cicada #8
Les Daniels. Molting Cicada.

Molting Cicada #9
Les Daniels. Molting Cicada.

Exuvia #10
Les Daniels. Exuvia.

Exuvia #11
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Molting Cicada #12
Les Daniels. Molting Cicada.

Cicada #13
Les Daniels. Adult Cicada.

Nymph #14
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Nymph #15
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Nymph #16
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Nymph #17
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Molting Cicada #18
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Molting Cicada #19
Les Daniels. Molting cicada.

Nymph #20
Les Daniels. Nymph.

Lake County Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 4

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada | Periodical — Tags: , — Dan @ 5:19 pm

Here are some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake County Forest Preserves at Ryerson Woods back in 2008 for the Brood XIII Magicicada emergence.

Skip to Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3.

Magicicada cicadas. Most, if now all are Magicicada septendecim:

Cicada on a leg. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada on a hand. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Many Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Many Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Magicicada septendecim.

Updating Magicicada back at my hotel room (giant Alien Ware laptop):
Updating cicadamania.com

Lake County Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 3

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada | Periodical — Tags: — Dan @ 5:13 pm

Here are some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake County Forest Preserves at Ryerson Woods back in 2008 for the Brood XIII Magicicada emergence.

Skip to Part 1, Part 2, or Part 4.

These are photos of Magicicada, most if not all are Magicicada septendecim:

Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

3 Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Many Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Many Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Many Magicicada. Magicicada. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Lake County Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 2

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada | Periodical — Tags: — Dan @ 5:07 pm

Here are some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake County Forest Preserves at Ryerson Woods back in 2008 for the Brood XIII Magicicada emergence.

Skip to Part 1, Part 3, or Part 4.

A photo of Magicicada on a wall:
Cicada photo. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicadas around the world plaque:
 Card. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Pomponia imperator:
Pomponia. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicadas of Australia:
Cicadas of Australia. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Salvazana mirabilis mirabilis & Distantalna splendida… and some lanternflies:
Cicadas. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada of Madagascar:
Cicadas. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

A stick sculpture:
A hut. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Lake County Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 1

Filed under: Brood XIII | Magicicada | Periodical — Tags: — Dan @ 4:52 pm

Here are some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake County Forest Preserves at Ryerson Woods back in 2008 for the Brood XIII Magicicada emergence.

Skip to Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4.

The Cicada Mobile:
Cicada Mobile. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada Mobile. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada Mobile. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada Mobile. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

A metal cicada sculpture:
Cicada sculpture. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada Sculpture. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada specimen displays:
Cicada specimens. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

Cicada specimens. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

A display demonstrating the lifecycle of periodical cicadas:
Cicada Lifecycle. Lake County Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

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