Comparison between Cicada Exuvia

Tibicen and Magicicada exuviae, side-by-side
Location: Mid-Missouri
September 13, 2011 12:49 pm
Here’s a size comparison of the eclosed exuviae of our Brood XIX 13-year Magicicada and the later Tibicen. Found in somebody’s yard, mid-July. Magicicadas were gone by then…
Signature: Lisa, aka ”Mycologista”

Cicada Exuvia Comparison: Periodical Cicada (left) and Annual Cicada

Hi again Lisa,
Thanks for this nice size comparison.  Since the Periodical Cicadas emerge in May or June, and the Annual Cicadas emerged in mid Summer, it is isn’t often one has the opportunity to see the two side by side.

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