19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Brood X Cicada Shell on Maple Tree

The empty shell of a Brood X cicada on a maple tree after the adult cicada has emerged. Shells will hang on the trees for weeks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Copyright: © Madilyn Leonard Benrubi