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Brood X Cicadas Mating and Creating their Egg Nests

After mating, a female cicada finds tender twigs or branches (usually the size of a pencil) in which to lay her eggs. As many cicadas flew to trees like oaks, maples, cherries, redbuds, and dogwoods to find suitable twigs, this female chose a branch on an Abelia bush about five feet off the ground. Continue reading

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