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March 29, 2020

Molting & Molted cicadas – Brood II Magicicada from Metuchen, New Jersey (2013)

Filed under: Brood II | Magicicada | Molting | Photos & Illustrations — Dan @ 10:14 am

This is a series of molting and recently molted teneral (soft) cicadas from the 2013 Brood II Magicicada emergence in Metuchen, NJ.

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A teneral Magicicada septendecim in Metuchen, NJ
A teneral Magicicada septendecim in Metuchen NJ

A tisket, a tasket, cicadas on a basket
A tisket a tasket cicadas on a basket

Molting Magicicada in Metuchen, NJ
Ecdysis Magicicada Metuchen NJ

Magicicada emergence in Metuchen, NJ
Magicicada Emergence Metuchen NJ

Magicicada exuvia Metuchen, NJ
Magicicada Exuvia Metuchen NJ

Magicicada nymph and teneral adult on an owl
Magicicada nymph and teneral adult on an owl

Magicicada molting in Metuchen, NJ
Magicicada undergoing ecdysis Metuchen NJ

Magicicadas in various stages in Metuchen, NJ
Magicicadas in various stages in Metuchen NJ

Nymph crawling on Magicicada molting in Metuchen, NJ
Nymph crawling on Magicicada undergoing ecdysis in Metuchen NJ

Teneral Magicicada cassini in Metuchen, NJ
Teneral Magicicada cassini in Metuchen NJ

Teneral Magicicada in Metuchen, NJ
Teneral Magicicada Metuchen NJ

Teneral Magicicada in Metuchen, NJ
Teneral Magicicada Metuchen NJ

Teneral Magicicada septendecim in Metuchen NJ
Teneral Magicicada septendecim in Metuchen NJ

Teneral Magicicadas on a spruce tree
Teneral Magicicadas on a pine tree

Teneral male Magicicada in Metuchen, NJ
Teneral Male Magicicada Metuchen NJ

Two male Magicicada cicadas
Two Male Magicicada

Two teneral male Magicicadas Metuchen, NJ
Two Teneral Male Magicicadas Metuchen NJ

White teneral Magicicada in Metuchen yes they are white when they emerge
White teneral Magicicada in Metuchen yes they are white when they emerge

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