The marvelous image below, is segment of "17 Year Cicada" document which is arranged within "17 Year Cicada Brood II", "Cicadas Why 17 Years", "17 Year Cicada Area" and "17 Year Cicada Life Span".
17 Year Cicada: 17 Year Cicada Map - The adults are one & one-half inches long. They have reddish orange eyes and wing veins. As for the size, 17-year-old cicadas are smaller than the dog-day cicadas, their cousins.
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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