Video showing the creation of a painting about cicadas. Lovely!
Hurray! Info about these summer singers
Actually, I’m a bit slow off the mark. Brood I is emerging this year, and has already peaked. My favorite thing about periodical cicadas is their wonderful Genus name: Magicicada. They are indeed magical, and being […]
CicadiaMania alerted me to the strange pleasure that is Cicada Man, or Semi Ningen. Semi Ningen (Cicada-Human) is a character from a very odd 1966 Japanese TV series, Ultra Q. SN is sent to earth […]
I’ve started hearing the dog-day cicadas! While the 17-year cicadas get a lot of press, there are also yearly cicadas. In the US, these are all in the Genus Tibicen (latin for “flute player”). The […]
If you liked the little loop I had a while back showing a cicada emerging, you’ll love this–a neat little 6 minute film about the Cicada Life Cycle! Amazing photography! Indiana University also has a […]
That’s some serious Cicada Action documented in this week’s Nature: A cicada known as the kumazemi is descending on Japan en masse, deafening the citizens and wreaking havoc on the country’s fibre-optic system. The 6- […]
No, this isn’t an article about the emergence. It’s a book review. Title: Cicada Summer Author: Dallas Releford Bug Rating: Synopsis: The literary equivalent of “Plan 9 from Outer Space.” Only with giant sex-crazed arthropods. […]