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March 8, 2020

Psaltoda plaga photo by Kevin Lee

Filed under: Australia | Kevin Lee | Psaltoda — Tags: — Dan @ 12:40 pm

Psaltoda plaga aka Black Prince photo by Kevin Lee.

Psaltoda plaga aka Black Prince photo by Kevin Lee.

Amongst young Aussie kids the legendary White Knight is believed to exist but it is really just a black prince. When cicadas such as double drummers and black princes first emerge they appear white and gradually they develop their distinctive pigmentation. This is the before and after shots of the same cicada.

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