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The common cicada – Lyristes plebejus

Working in the State Nature Reserve “Utrish” in early June 2013, I witnessed a mass emergence from the soil of nymphs of the common cicada (Lyristes plebejus). For several nights in a row, they crawled out from under my tent  literally…     Up to four years the nymphs live in the soil, where they […]