June 19, 2016
We just returned from a trip to Ohio and we read in The Youngstown Vindicator that Brood V Periodical Cicadas had just begun to emerge in West Virginia. Our cousin heard and saw them while fishing in Eastern Ohio, but we have no images to post. Cicada Mania has a posting from a few days ago. If you are in Ohio, West Virginia, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania or Maryland, please send us your images of Brood V Periodical Cicadas so we can post them. Thanks for your assistance. We are using a Brood XIII individual taken by Venom in Glenview, Illinois in June 2007. Periodical Cicadas emerge every 17 years or 13 years, depending upon the Brood, and they are sometimes called 17 Year Locusts, though they are unrelated Cicadas.
Subject: regarding your cicada post
June 19, 2016 10:00 am
Your nymph is not that of a Periodical Cicada, and Georgia is beyond the known range for Brood V, but your image is gorgeous. So, we are still awaiting images of true Brood V Periodical Cicadas.