The amazing photograph below, is part of "17 Year Cicada" report which is labeled within "17 Year Cicada Hatch", "17 Year Cicada Bug" and "17 Year Cicada Swarm".
17 Year Cicada: Cicada Underground 17 Years - 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.
Within 10 days, the female cicadas will mate and deposit 400-600 eggs on the branches of 80 (!) different species of trees & woody shrubs. However, no eggs are laid in coniferous trees. Interestingly, but cicadas deposit them in self-made wood pockets!
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