The fascinating digital imagery below, is section of "17 Year Cicada" post which is grouped within "17 Year Cycle Cicada", "Cicadas Why 17 Years" and "17 Year Cicada Pictures".
17 Year Cicada: 17 Year Cicada Calendar - Though the insects can hardly fly, the males start their singing, opposite to silent females. And this happens rather soon after emerging.
Adult insects live for 3-4 weeks above ground and then drop by the beginning of July. This is high time they sucked the plant root fluid for the next 17 years.
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