The amusing picture below, is section of "Cicada Life Cycle" written piece which is listed within "Types Of Cicada", "Bugs Cicadas" and "Cicada Types".
Cicada Life Cycle: Cicada Types - Immature periodical cicadas or nymphs develop underground, sucking root plant juices. Within 13 (a 13-year-old cicada) or 17 years (a 17-year-old cicada) in the soil, the mature nymphs emerge and climb right onto some vertical surface or nearby vegetation. After that they molt into winged adults, leaving their shed outer skins (exoskeletons) attached to twigs or tree trunks.
Cicada brood remains in the twigs for 6-10 weeks before hatching.
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