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17 Year Cicada: 17 Year Cicada Grubs - But the biggest puzzle to biologists is the significance of cicadas extended life cycles.
The term "a periodical cicada" commonly refers to as "a 17-year-old locust". There is even a biblical story of awful locust plagues both in Egypt and Palestine. The periodic appearance of locusts was considered evil significance. That is why modern cicadas are called locusts.
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