Cicada Mania

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

March 28, 2020

Photos of Brood XXII in Ohio and Kentucky by Roy Troutman

Photos of Brood XXII in Ohio and Kentucky by Roy Troutman.

Brood XXII is a brood of 13-year Magicicada. It emerges in a small area of Ohio & Kentucky, as well as Louisiana and Mississippi. It last emerged in 2014, and will emerge again in 2027.

Roy traveled around Ohio and Kentucky mapping locations were Magicicada were present. The result is the paper:
Kritsky, Gene & Troutman, Roy. (2014). The 2014 emergence of a previously unrecognized 13-year brood of periodical cicadas in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky.

The photos are BIG. Click/tap the thumbnails below for larger versions.

March 27, 2020

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 4

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.

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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

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

Magicicada with blue and red eyes

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

Magicicada with blue and red eyes

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

March 26, 2020

Roy Troutman’s Brood XIV photos, part 3

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

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

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

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