(redirected from cicadas)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for cicada

References in periodicals archive ?
Both species are annual cycle, so they are unlikely to host immature of cicadas that in general needs more than one year to complete its development.
The nymphs of Cicadas come out from the ground (often at night) and there will be billions of them (yes,  billions
Entomologists have identified 12 broods, or distinct groups, of periodical cicadas.
the cicada, crow or crane, De Pio reframes the edges of the work, playing with composition and angle, even taking into account the angle from which the piece will be viewed, to breathe life into paper.
Despite the ecological importance of cicadas, studies on this group of insects have been infrequent in Brazil.
The sound system of cicadas has been used to distinguish genera and higher taxa of the Cicadoidea for many years (see review in Moulds, 2005).
That being said, the setting and situations created seem a bit oversimplified or part of an earlier decade where kids sat around with no electronics, two-parent households were the norm, and cicadas were the biggest worry for a suburban neighborhood.
So a chance to experience the surging chorus of a particular backyard's periodical cicadas comes only a few times in a human life.
Ascending Mount Mulu, from near sea-level to a summit elevation of 2,377 metres, about the height of a 720-storey building, the team is here observing, studying, sampling, and collecting cicadas, moths, bats, rats, fungi, and more.
individuals were easily disturbed from their perches, and the coloration and pattern of flight distinguished them from smaller grasshoppers, whose flight tended to be in an up-and-own arc versus the more horizontal pattern of the cicadas.
It's just sex, sex, sex for those cicadas - every 17 years.
A large brood of periodical cicadas -- insects that spend 17 years underground before surfacing to mate -- are emerging right on schedule in parts of the US northeast.
Magicicada differ from other cicadas in that they have black bodies, red eyes and orange wing veins.
The life cycles of southern African cicadas have received little attention.