Newly Metamorphosed Cicada

Rainbow Wings
Location: MA
July 3, 2011 6:05 pm
I was wondering what kind of bug the green with rainbow wings was.
Signature: Hollie

Annual Cicada: Exuvia and Imago

Hi Hollie,
You have taken a photo of a newly metamorphosed Annual Cicada in the genus
Tibicen, and to the right is the cast off exuvia or exoskeleton that the subterranean nymph left behind after metamorphosing into a winged adult.

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