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17 Year Cicada: 17 Year Cicada Images - 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.
At last, nymphs exit from the ground and crawl up weeds, tree trunks, or other upright objects. Now adults emerge by leaving behind their nymphal skins within an hour. The newcomers look now soft and white. But their exoskeletons either harden or become darker.
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