Here is a video of an adult magicicada taking off for flight:
June 15, 2007
In this video we see a male and female Magicicada cicada mating.
June 14, 2007
Composite photo by Joyce Dinello, La Grange Park, IL. Contact Joyce at email@example.com.
June 13, 2007
- Still strong in Lombard and Hinsdale
- Valparaiso Indiana
- Like a horror movie on La Grange road
- All over the downtown of Elmhurst
- Des Plaines River Forest Preserves on Lake Ave., just east of River Road
- Brookfield is infested
- Marseilles is full of them!
- The forest preserve just south of the tollway and the Cumberland exit
- Tons of cicadas near the Purdue-North Central campus in Westville
- North Ave in Elmhurst between York Rd & Rt 83, also southside of I290 on the way to Oak Park & on Irving Park Rd in the Forest Preserves in Schiller Park
June 12, 2007
Here’s 3 Cicada Contest winners.
Jen Swofford in Highland Park, IL:
Mark Muto in North Riverside, IL:
Sonja Kassebaum of Gurnee, IL:
Paula King’s son found this cicada in Villa Park, IL. In the picture they eyes are white, but Paula observed that the eye color would actually vacillate between blue and white over the course of time. That’s an important observation.
Here’s another picture from Paula of a cicada with mustard colored eyes:
This photos of a blue-eyed Magicicada was taken by Maria Wagner in Downers Grove, IL.