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Whip Cicada

Photography Macro Arthropods
Erik Dorthé
Erik Dorthé
I am a father, scientist, tinkerer, and photographer. Who knows what I am likely to post?

I did not know we have cicadas in San Diego. I was hearing the familar sound of its call all morning before I got curious enough to go look for it. It is certainly not the same periodic cicadas we have on the East Coast, this one was much smaller and all alone.

A West Coast cicada macro