Annual Cicada Metamorphosis

Subject: what brood cicada is this
Location: raleigh
August 8, 2016 8:05 pm
it just emerged this evening aug 8, 2016 in north east raleigh, nc
Signature: jason

Annual Cicada Metamorphosis
Annual Cicada Metamorphosis

Dear Jason,
Your image depicts the metamorphosis of an Annual Cicada.  There is not much detail in your image and species ID might be difficult.  Additionally, the obsolete genus
Tibicen is currently undergoing taxonomic revision and has been divided into Neotibicen & Hadoa.  Regarding Cicadas, the term Brood refers to the Periodical Cicadas that emerge in great numbers every 13 or 17 years.

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