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Cicada Life Cycle: Cicadas Range - 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.
After mating, the female cicadas lay one to several dozen eggs in one branch. Generally, this number can be up to 400 eggs.
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