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EENY327: Cicadas (of Florida), Neocicada hieroglyphica (Say),Tibicen, Diceroproctaand Melampsalta spp. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadidae)

Figure 4. Cicada (Tibicen sp.) escaping its nymphal skeleton. The cast skeleton will remain attached to the tree. Once free, the adult will expand its wings, darken, and fly away.

Credit: Photograph by: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida