Tag: cicadas

cicada painting

Painting Cicadas

Video showing the creation of a painting about cicadas. Lovely!

cicada painting

Time for Cicadas!

Hurray! Info about these summer singers

Sounds of summer

I am dog-tired from the Entomological Meeting, so how about some pretty sounds from the “Dog Days” of summer?  I could use a mini-vacation right now. This little video introduces you to one of the […]

A Musical Interlude

I’m sure most of you have heard that the Great Cicada Emergence of 2011 is happening all up and down the east coast this year.  Cicada Mania is keeping tabs on all the latest emergence […]

Dog-Day Cicadas

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 […]

Insects in the News #12

Maggot therapy in the news again, this time helping diabetic patients. I especially liked some of the professor’s quotes: “Maggots are the world’s smallest surgeons. In fact they are better than surgeons – they are […]