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The Last Hurrah

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark share some of their last experiences with Brood II periodical cicadas. Thanks to a WBY? listener in Bumpass, Virginia, Art was able to photograph cicadas mating and laying eggs.

Thanks to everyone for contributing their Brood II observations to Cicadawatch 2013.

Photo: Seventeen-year cicadas, Magicicada septendecim, mating and laying eggs. © 2013, Arthur V. Evans. All rights reserved.