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March 29, 2020

People and cicadas – Brood II Magicicada from Metuchen, New Jersey (2013)

Filed under: Brood II,David Rothenberg,John Cooley,Magicicada — Dan @ 9:46 am

People and cicadas – Brood II Magicicada from Metuchen, New Jersey (2013).

These are photos of people and cicadas from Brood II.

My sister and a cicada:
Beauty and the Beast

Can I give you a hand?
Can I give you a hand _Magicicada nymphs in Metuchen NJ_

Artist Asher Jay and a friend collecting cicadas:
Hunting for cicadas in Metuchen

John Cooley being interviewed by the New York Times with musician David Rothenberg in the foreground:
John Cooley being interviewed by the New York Times in Metuchen with David Rothenberg in the foreground

March 24, 2020

Green Neotibicen

Filed under: Bill Reynolds,Cryptotympanini,Neotibicen — Dan @ 9:22 pm

These are “Green Neotibicen” from Bill Reynolds’ collection. The “Green Neotibicen” include the very visually similar N. linnei, N. pruinosus, N. winnemanna and N.canicularis.

green tibicen #5 from Bill Reynolds collection

green tibicen #4 from Bill Reynolds collection

Neotibicen superbus, Megatibicen dorsatus, Megatibicen resh

Left to Right: Neotibicen superbus, Megatibicen dorsatus, Megatibicen dorsatus, Megatibicen resh from the collection of Bill Reynolds.

N. superbus, N. dorsatus, N. resh from the collection of Bill Reynolds

Megatibicen auletes

Filed under: Bill Reynolds,Cryptotympanini,Megatibicen,United States — Tags: — Dan @ 9:11 pm

Megatibicen auletes from Bill Reynolds’ collection. A lot of cicadas! People send Bill cicadas from all over the U.S., because he’s a renowned cicada expert, and his collection grows and grows. Lucky guy.

Neotibicen auletes from Bill Reynolds collection

Neotibicen auletes from Bill Reynolds collection

Megatibicen dealbatus

Filed under: Bill Reynolds,Cryptotympanini,Megatibicen,United States — Tags: — Dan @ 9:07 pm

Megatibicen dealbatus from Bill Reynolds’ collection.

Neotibicen dealbatus from Bill Reynolds collection

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