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People can listen to the sound that the cicada makes by finding cicadas in the wild or by listening to audio samples of cicada sounds through Cornell University's Macaulay Library. The Macaulay Library hosts 35 cicada au...

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The lifespan of a cicada can be as long as 17 years, but only two to four weeks of a cicada's life is spent above ground. Some cicada species appear every summer, and others, known as periodical cicadas, remain in a larv...

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A cicada has a total of five eyes, which include two large protruding eyes on both sides of the head and three smaller eyes called ocelli. The ocelli form a triangular shape between the two larger eyes, and their functio...

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Cicadas feed exclusively upon tree sap. Most of their feeding behavior occurs during their extended larval stage, during which they live underground and suck sap from the roots of trees. It is common folklore that adult ...

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A cicada shell is the exoskeleton from which a winged, adult cicada emerges. Once the exoskeleton is shed, it is left behind, attached to a bush or a tree branch.

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According to National Geographic, locusts are similar to grasshoppers, and are strikingly similar in appearance. Cicadas are an insect that look similar to a large fly, with short bodies, broad heads, large eyes and clea...

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Crickets use a type of ear drum on the front of their legs to feel the vibration from sounds. They cannot hear true sounds but can feel the vibration from the sounds that are being made, which is especially helpful for f...

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