The fascinating images below, is other parts of "Cicada Life Cycle" editorial which is labeled within "Cicada Types", "Cicadas Insects" and "Types Of Cicada".
Cicada Life Cycle: Cicada Life Cycle Images - After mating, the female may deposit her eggs repeatedly, until there are several hundred eggs.
Birds, squirrels, and Massospora cicadina are the biggest enemies of cicadas, as well as praying mantis, cicada killer wasps, and freshwater fish Australian bass. However, some cicada species have a unique defense mechanism known as 'predator satiation'. The insects emerge more brood amount that predators can eat. As a result, the latter become satiated, while the former breed in peace.
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