Mating Brood X Periodical Cicadas

Subject :  Copulating and Singing Brood 10 Cicadas Geographic location of the bug:  Gaithersburg, Maryland Date: 06/14/2021 Time: 07:18 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I found these two Cicadas lying in the middle of the road and decided to get them out of harms way and get a closer look.  This is screen … Read more

Brood X Periodical Cicadas

Subject:  BROWN EYED MAGICICADA!! Geographic location of the bug:  Fairfax, Va Date: 06/02/2021 Time: 07:06 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman :  Hello! Here’s some Magicicadas that we found today-the larger one has the typical red eyes and the small guy has brown eyes!! Pretty sure they are both males. I love coming across … Read more

Decapitated Brood VIII Periodical Cicadas

Subject:  Cicadas being decapitated Geographic location of the bug:  Western Pennsylvania Date: 05/25/2019 Time: 09:10 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I have found several dozen cicada decapitated very close to their malted skins. What is causing the decapitation? * Note I lined the bodies up in pic… How you want your letter signed:  … Read more

Periodical Cicada Nymph

Subject: What is this thing? Location: Buffalo MN July 9, 2017 2:13 pm I found this under the soil in my shade garden. It has big red orange eyes. It looks like a slug of some sort but has legs that look almost like spider legs. Can I feed it to my son’s pet toad??? … Read more