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April 4, 2020

Photos of teneral Megatibicen dorsatus by Greg Holmes

Filed under: Greg Holmes | Megatibicen | Photos & Illustrations | Teneral | United States — Tags: — Dan @ 8:22 am

Megatibicen dorsatus is arguably the most beautiful cicada in the United States. Even it its teneral (meaning soft) form right after molting, in is visually impressive.

These three photos were taken by Greg Holmes of a Megatibicen dorsatus in its post-molting, teneral state.

M. dorsatus; teneral; copyright Greg Holmes

M. dorsatus; teneral; copyright Greg Holmes

M. dorsatus; teneral; copyright Greg Holmes

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