periodical cicada

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Entomologists have identified 12 broods, or distinct groups, of periodical cicadas.
Citizen scientists expressed a range of positive accounts of the periodical cicada emergence from rescuing emerging adults from predation, photography, home-school education opportunities, to a willingness to provide additional monitoring information throughout the emergence event.
Periodical cicada (Magicicada cassini) oviposition damage: Visually impressive yet dynamically irrelevant.
Trillions of periodical cicadas known as "Brood X" are about to emerge from their subterranean homes in one of the largest and most dramatic insect outbreaks on Earth.
The county was surveyed for periodical cicada chorusing centers during 30 May and 12-13 June 2011 by driving through the county and recording the locations where calling cicadas could be heard.
A population census of seventeen-year periodical cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada).
On an evolutionary family tree, the periodical cicadas branch and then fan into species sets with patterns that echo each other.
There were also isolated emergences of periodical cicadas from several Brood X locations in 2008.
So, why were two graduate students recently able to identify important components in the mating calls of periodical cicada that no one had ever described?
The insect event of the year in 2004 was the mass emergence of Brood X, the 17-year periodical cicada, Magicicada spp.
All three periodical cicada species, Magicicada septendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula emerged during the 2004 emergence.
I've caught a glimpse of a rare super bloom in Death Valley, spied Comet Hale-Bopp from a viewpoint in Shenandoah and experienced the once-every-17-year emergence of periodical cicadas at Manassas National Battlefield.
The birth and death of Periodical Cicadas is by far the best and rarest natural phenomenon that occurs on our planet earth.
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