Cicada Mania

Dedicated to cicadas, the most amazing insects in the world.

Cicada T-shirts

Genera of cicadas.

March 18, 2020

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania Magicicada Emergence Gallery

Filed under: Brood V | Magicicada — Tags: — Dan @ 5:05 pm

Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania Magicicada Emergence Gallery.
These images are from 2016, Brood V.
Click/tap the image for a larger version.
Visit Gallery #2 as well.

A couple exit holes
A couple exit holes

A pair of septendecim
A pair of septendecim

Grasshopper and Cicada
Grasshopper and Cicada

Jim Thorpe Cicada Ovipositor Scars
Jim Thorpe Cicada Ovipositor Scars

Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph
Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph 2

Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph
Jim Thorpe Magicicada septendecim 1st instar nymph

Jim Thorpe Nymph
Jim Thorpe Nymph 01

Jim Thorpe Ovipositor Scars
Jim Thorpe Ovipositor Scars

Jim Thorpe septendecim
Jim Thorpe septendecim

Jim Thorpe Train
Jim Thorpe Train

Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe abs
Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe abs

Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe
Magicicada septendecim Jim Thorpe

Male Magicicada septendecim
Male Magicicada septedecim

Visit Gallery #2 as well.

March 17, 2020

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Dan @ 4:27 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 3.
More: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas based on the yellow visible on the wings:
yellow on wings

Molted cicada hardening its body:

Molted cicada hardening its body:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

A cicada that got stuck molting and died:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Adult cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:18 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 2.
More: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada nymph:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Molting cicada:
Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1

Filed under: Costa Rica | Jose Mora | Quesada — Tags: — Dan @ 4:13 pm

Gallery of Cicada Photos from Costa Rica by Jose Mora, part 1.
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

These are daytime photos and appear to be a cicada belonging to the genus Quesada, like Quesada gigas.

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicadas from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

Cicada from Costa Rica by Jose Mora

March 16, 2020

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Ivan Garcia | Spain | Tettigettalna — Tags: — Dan @ 6:56 pm

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García. 2014. Spain.

Tettigettalna argentata photo by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Cicada habitat in Spain:

Cicada habitat in Spain

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicada | Cicadini | Ivan Garcia | Spain — Tags: — Dan @ 6:48 pm

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni (Ash Cicada) blend in so well with their habitat. They’re very hard to see on the bark of a tree.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Cicada orni photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Hilaphura | Ivan Garcia | Spain — Dan @ 6:17 pm

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Hilaphura varipes photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García

Filed under: Cicadettini | Euryphara | Ivan Garcia — Tags: — Dan @ 6:04 pm

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Euryphara contentei photos by Iván Jesus Torresano García. Spain. 2014.

Brood XIX stragglers in NC, 2010

Filed under: Brood XIX | Lenny Lampel | Magicicada | Periodical Stragglers — Tags: — Dan @ 5:38 pm

Magicicada tredecassini by Lenny Lampel Natural Resources Coordinator Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Charlotte, NC. 2010.

Magicicada tredecassini (abdomen), Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini (abdomen), Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini exuvia, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini exuvia, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

Magicicada tredecassini exuvia on spicebush, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel):
Magicicada tredecassini exuvia on spicebush, Lower McAlpine Greenway 051010 (by Lenny Lampel)

March 15, 2020

Brood X Magicicada photos by Roy Troutman from 2004

Filed under: Brood X | Magicicada | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 4:14 pm

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.

« Newer PostsMore »

Cicada T-shirts