A 13-year periodical cicada, Magicicada sp., from the great southern brood (Brood XIX) that emerged in 2011. The immature forms of these insects live for years in underground burrows drinking liquid from the xylem of tree roots. Adults live only a few weeks.
Allerton Park, Illinois, USA
Magicicadacicadidaeperiodical cicadasentomologybrood 19