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Re: Cicadas & salamanders - 4/24

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  • MichaelS
    If anyone is interested, I posted a picture of a Cicada nymph to the photos section. Managed to grab the little bugger before it shot back underground during a
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      If anyone is interested, I posted a picture of a Cicada nymph to the photos section. Managed to grab the little bugger before it shot back underground during a protectors walk last weekend.

      -Mike Shanley


      --- In SINaturaList@yahoogroups.com, "cicadaman53" <CicadaMan1@...> wrote:
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      > While supposedly birding in Clove Lakes this morning, I was actually looking for cicada activity:
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      > Found 6 nymphs under a rotten log. They had constructed mud turrets about an inch long between the ground and the bottom of the log. Some were inside the turrets (which broke open when I rolled the log), and some were in their burrows at the ground surface. So they're here, and they're waiting.... Still about another 4 weeks to go for emergence.
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      > Also found 18 red-backed salamanders, and lots of bright orange-red centipedes while searching for the cicada nymphs.
      >
      > Ed J.
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