Cicada Mania

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March 22, 2020

Lake Count Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many Magicicada. Lake Count 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 Count Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 3

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

Here’s some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake Count 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 Count Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lake Count Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 2

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

Here’s some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake Count 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 Count Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lake Count Forest Preserves Cicada Mania! Festival, part 1

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

Here’s some photos from the Cicada Mania! Festival at the Lake Count 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 Count Forest Preserve outside of Chicago. Brood XIII. 2007.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 21, 2020

Brood XXI Map

Filed under: Brood XXI,Extinct,Magicicada,Periodical — Dan @ 6:14 pm

Periodical cicada Brood XXI is extinct. It was a small brood of Magicicada with a 13-year lifecycle. It was last seen/heard in 1870. Visit Magicicada.org for more information.

Map from Marlatt, C.L.. 1907. The periodical cicada. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology:

Marlatt 1907 21 Brood XXI

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