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Cicada Courtship and Reproduction
Male Magicicada septendecim singing, note inflated abdomen.
Magicicada septendecim breeding.
This female is laying eggs on the underside of a twig.
Egg depository on wild cherry twig.
Note the heavy digging claw shape of the forelimbs and the residual dirt left over from the Cicada's digging efforts.
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