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March 27, 2020

Brood XXIII photos from 2015, part 1

Filed under: Brood XXIII | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations — Dan @ 6:44 pm

Brood XXIII Magicicada photos from 2015 by me (Dan Mozgai).

In 2015 I took an 8 state road trip to see as much of the brood as possible.

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Male Magicicada tredecim in Mississippi:
Male Magicicada tredecim in Mississippi

Maybe a Magicicada neotredecim in Illinois:
Maybe a Magicicada neotredecim in Illinois

Cicada exuvia in Giant City in Illinois:
Cicada exuvia in Giant City in Illinois

Cicada chimneys found by Sam Orr in Illinois:
Cicada chimneys found my Sam Orr in Illinois

Magicicada in Kentucky:
Magicicada in Kentucky

Hieroglyphic cicada illustration in Jackson Museum:
Hieroglyphic cicada illustration in Jackson Museum

Teneral female Magicicada tredecim:
Teneral female Magicicada tredecim

Cicada exuvia on Touch of Nature sign in Illinois:
Cicada exuvia on Touch of Nature sign in Illinois

Magicicada Brood VII Cicada Photos from 2018

Filed under: Brood VII | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations — Tags: — Dan @ 5:48 pm

This is a series of Magicicada photos from the 2018 Brood VII (Onondaga Brood) from Onondaga county New York. Read more about Brood VII.

These photos are BIG. Click/tab to see larger versions.

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Adult Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Mating Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

Mating Magicicada septendecim from Brood VII

A Brood V Straggler from 2015 taken by Matt Berger

These are photos of a Brood V Magicicada straggler from 2015 taken in West Virginia taken by Matt Berger (Instagram). This Magicicada septendecim emerged one year early.

The original photos are BIG; click/tap the images to see the large versions.

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 6

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 5

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 3

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 1

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 2

Matt Berger Brood V Stragger 2

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 4

Filed under: Brood XIV | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 3:10 pm

Brood XIV (14) Magicicada emerged in the greater Cincinnati area in 2008. Roy Troutman took many photos, and I’ll feature them in a series of galleries.

Skip to Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3.

These images are BIG so click the thumbnail to see the full-size image.

Samuel Orr filing in Roy’s parent’s backyard:
Samuel Orr filing in Roy’s parent’s backyard

Gene Kritsky putting thermometer in the ground:
Gene Kritsky putting thermometer in the ground

Gene Kritsky making a hole for a cicada thermometer:
Gene Kritsky making a hole for a cicada thermometer

Cicada thermometer flag:
Cicada thermometer flag

Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV:
Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV

Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV:
Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV 3

Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV:
Magicicada with blue and red eyes. Photo by Roy Troutman. Brood XIV 2

March 26, 2020

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 3

Filed under: Brood XIV | Eye Color | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 8:10 pm

Brood XIV (14) Magicicada emerged in the greater Cincinnati area in 2008. Roy Troutman took many photos, and I’ll feature them in a series of galleries.

Skip to Part 1, Part 2 or Part 4.

Molting Magicicada:
Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada nymph:
Magicicada nymph. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Filming Magicicada:
Filming Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada with unusual eye colors:
Magicicada with unusual eye colors. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Filming Magicicada:
Filming Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada with unusual eye colors:
Magicicada with unusual eye colors. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Gene Kritsky:
Gene Kritsky. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Gene’s Cicada Thermometer:
Gene Kristsky's Cicada Thermometer

Molting Magicicada:
Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Adult Magicicada:
Adult Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 2

Filed under: Brood XIV | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 7:55 pm

Brood XIV (14) Magicicada emerged in the greater Cincinnati area in 2008. Roy Troutman took many photos, and I’ll feature them in a series of galleries.

Skip to Part 1, Part 3 or Part 4.

Teneral Magicicada:
Teneral Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada exuvia:
Magicicada exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Molted cicada:
Molted cicada. Magicicada exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Adult Magicicada:
Adult Magicicada. Magicicada exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Adult Magicicada:
Adult Magicicada. Magicicada exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Exuvia (shell, skin):
Exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Adult Magicicada:
Adult Magicicada. Magicicada exuvia. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Cicada nymph:
Cicada nymph. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada with Massospora fungus:
Magicicada with Massospora. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Filming Magicicada:
Filming Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 1

Filed under: Brood XIV | Magicicada | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 7:46 pm

Brood XIV (14) Magicicada emerged in the greater Cincinnati area in 2008. Roy Troutman took many photos, and I’ll feature them in a series of galleries.

Skip to Part 2, Part 3 or Part 4.

Roy’s Cicada Mania web cam!!
Cicada Mania Cam

Molting Cicadas on a Tree:
Roy Troutman. Brood XIV. Molting Cicadas on a Tree

Magicicada with white eyes:
Magicicada with white eyes. Brood XIV. Roy Troutman

Molting Magicicada:
Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada with white eyes:
Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Molting magicicada:
Molting magicicada. Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Molting magicicada:
Molting Magicicadas. Molting magicicada. Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Molting magicicada:
Molting Magicicadas. Molting Magicicadas. Molting magicicada. Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Magicicada with Massospora infection:
Magicicada with fungal infection. Molting Magicicadas. Molting Magicicadas. Molting magicicada. Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Cicada researcher Gene Kritsky:
Gene Kritsky. Magicicada with fungal infection. Molting Magicicadas. Molting Magicicadas. Molting magicicada. Magicicada with white eyes. Molting Magicicada. Roy Troutman. Brood XIV.

Samuel Orr filing in Roy’s parent’s backyard:
Samuel Orr filing in Roy's parent's backyard

Samuel Orr filing in Roy's parent's backyard

Samuel Orr filing in Roy's parent's backyard

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman, part 3

Filed under: Neotibicen | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 5:17 pm

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman from 2005 & 2006.

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Roy. 2005. Neotibicen

Roy. 2005. Neotibicen.

Roy Troutman adult Neotibicen tibicen

Roy Troutman Neotibicen tibicen molting

Roy Troutman adult Neotibicen tibicen

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman, part 2

Filed under: Neotibicen | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 5:13 pm

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman from 2005 & 2006.

Skip to Part 1 or Part 3.

Roy. 2005. Neotibicen.

Roy. 2005. Neotibicen.

Roy. 2005. Neotibicen.

Roy. 2005. Neotibicen.

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman, part 1

Filed under: Neotibicen | Photos & Illustrations | Roy Troutman — Dan @ 5:10 pm

Neotibicen Photos from Roy Troutman from 2005 & 2006.

Skip to Part 2 or Part 3.

Roy. Tibicen. 2005

Roy. Tibicen. 2005

Roy. Tibicen. 2005

Roy. Tibicen. 2005

Roy. Tibicen. 2005

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