19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cicada Mania 2

The periodical cicadas' emergence in Washington, DC had just begun in earnest. One need not look far to find them. This particular specimen had emerged onto a Hosta in my back yard and seemed keen to match its exoskeleton pose for a short while.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Joshua Collins