Cicada year

This is the year the 17-year periodical cicadas (Magicicada) emerge in most of West Virginia.

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The first sign they are coming is holes in the ground, where the nymphs emerge from their 17-year sojourn in the underworld.

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The climb up the nearest tree, and the winged adult form bursts out the nymph’s thorax.

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Natural History

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