Brood X cicadas singing, buzzing and circling trees in older wooded areas

June 8, 2021

Brood X cicadas singing, buzzing and circling trees in older wooded areas

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Brood X Cicada
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The warm sunshine coaxed Brood X cicadas into fully emerging in the past week in parts of Ohio. The 17-year periodical cicadas, with orange wing veins and reddish-brown eyes, are chorusing, which is the way the insects communicate, warn off predators, and initiate mating rituals. Read more.