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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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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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Insects are cold blooded and have six legs, three main body parts and an exoskeleton. Insects also lay eggs and many have four wings.

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During flight, the shell of the ladybug raises to reveal light and gossamer wings, which are approximately four times bigger than the beetle's body. When the beetle is not flying, the shell closes to protect the wings. R...

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A cast fossil preserves the impression of the hard parts of an organism, such as a shell or exoskeleton. Cast fossils are most commonly found in sandstones and other porous rocks. Since hard parts do not decay as quickly...

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