Billions of cicadas set to invade East Coast this spring // The noise can has been compared to a New York subway train, and there will be no escape from it as the bugs hatch again after 17 years.

Billions of cicadas set to invade East Coast this spring

Billions of cicadas set to invade East Coast this spring // The noise can has been compared to a New York subway train, and there will be no escape from it as the bugs hatch again after 17 years.

Periodical Cicada- by Loren Williams | | Hatches Fly Tying Magazine

Periodical Cicada- by Loren Williams | | Hatches Fly Tying Magazine

Periodical Cicada set to emerge this year in north Georgia mountains

Periodical Cicada set to emerge this year in north Georgia mountains

Magicicada periodical cicada by alexanderwild: Characterized by red compound eyes, cicadas in the genus Magicicada spend 17 years (or, more rarely, 13 years) maturing underground before emerging en masse to mate. These emergences take place in May or June and involve several species, each with a different song. http://boingboing.net/2014/06/16/pretty-portraits-of-periodical.html #Insects #Periodical_Cicada #Magicicada #Brood_III

Magicicada periodical cicada by alexanderwild: Characterized by red compound eyes, cicadas in the genus Magicicada spend 17 years (or, more rarely, 13 years) maturing underground before emerging en masse to mate. These emergences take place in May or June and involve several species, each with a different song. http://boingboing.net/2014/06/16/pretty-portraits-of-periodical.html #Insects #Periodical_Cicada #Magicicada #Brood_III

Image of the Periodical Cicada-tree

Image of the Periodical Cicada-tree

scientificillustration:  Lifecycle of the periodical cicada From: ‘The periodical cicada' by Wm. J. Gerhard, Assoc. Curator of Insects. Published 1923 by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago

scientificillustration: Lifecycle of the periodical cicada From: ‘The periodical cicada' by Wm. J. Gerhard, Assoc. Curator of Insects. Published 1923 by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago

Must avoid the Periodical Cicadas! 17 & 13 Year Cicadas, Magicicada Broods & Brood Maps

Must avoid the Periodical Cicadas! 17 & 13 Year Cicadas, Magicicada Broods & Brood Maps

A Periodical Cicada's Life

A Periodical Cicada's Life (Hardcover)

A Periodical Cicada's Life

Periodical Cicada- by Loren Williams | | Hatches Fly Tying Magazine

Periodical Cicada- by Loren Williams | | Hatches Fly Tying Magazine

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