Cicada - up close and personal

@Rohvannyn (3118)
United States
July 31, 2016 9:34pm CST
We found this perfectly preserved cicada, dead, in the back yard. We carefully preserved him and I played with the macro settings on my camera. I like how this one turned out! I can hear the cicadas buzzing outside right now. They are a constant buzzing sound. Kind of like crickets for hot weather. I really love his wings. The bug himself is just over an inch long.
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@shshiju (10201)
• Cochin, India
1 Aug 16
They are lot in night and buzz sound are pierce one. Staying in tree side.
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
2 Aug 16
Mine live in the trees too.
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@shshiju (10201)
• Cochin, India
2 Aug 16
@Rohvannyn In our local language called 'Cheeveed'
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
3 Aug 16
@shshiju Interesting!
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@Jessicalynnt (47798)
• Centralia, Missouri
1 Aug 16
so that's what the bugs on the front porch that are huge are. I knew what they sounded like, but not what they looked like
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
5 Aug 16
I think they're neat! Oddly, they are some of the smaller of the bugs around here - only a little over an inch long... the june bugs are about an inch and a half (also cool) and the ever popular three to four inch Palo Verde beetles.
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• Centralia, Missouri
6 Aug 16
@Rohvannyn these are the length of my thumb...way too big for a bug
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@sallypup (25866)
• Moses Lake, Washington
1 Aug 16
Heaven's messenger brought down to earth. Quite the photo.
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
1 Aug 16
Yeah - I liked getting a chance to examine him.
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
1 Aug 16
@Rohvannyn You know, I'll bet @horse would like seeing this.
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@epiffanie (9086)
• Australia
2 Aug 16
That is truly an awesome photo you took of that cicada ..thanks for sharing!!
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
2 Aug 16
You're welcome! I liked taking it.
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