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Brood two 17-Year periodical cicada molting
Photographer: Paul Whitten
Location: Nyack, NY
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Brood two 17-Year periodical cicada (Magicicada septendecim) emerging from its nymphal exoskeleton. This individual was photographed in the evening during a mass emergence in Nyack, NY, June 2013.
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Camera Information: Nikon D200, 100mm macro lens, Nikon wireless macro speedlight SU-800
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