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However, there have been instances in other areas where people complained of these itchy bites during periodic cicada emergences.Oak-mite bites: Cicadas may have left D.C. region an itchy gift|Ellie Silverman|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
Should cicadas ever start interfering with each other like this, it wouldn’t surprise me if the brood cycles adapt over the course of the next million years or so.
As vaccination rates rise and the number of infections fall, like the Brood X cicadas, we are finally emerging from our homes and learning how to re-acclimate after 15 months of isolation, anxiety and loss.The pandemic’s negative—and possibly long-term—toll on Gen X|Jessica Davies|June 21, 2021|Digiday
Unrated during the pandemicDowntown Washington feels buzzy again, and cicadas have nothing to do with it.Tosca returns to business downtown with a fresh look and new chef|Tom Sietsema|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
That means that, every 17 years, dog owners must add cicadas to the list of summertime pet hazards.Cicadas, plants and too much sun: How to keep your pet safe from summer hazards|Angela Haupt|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
As if from some horror movie, cicada nymphs have been described as “boiling out of the ground.”
The trees were fully green, and luscious fruits weighed down their branches, while over all was the drowsy hum of the cicada.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book|Edmund Dulac
We see, in drawings emblematical of the musical art, a Cicada resting on strings of a cythera.
Nature has indemnified the female Cicada for this privation, by giving her an instrument less noisy indeed, but more useful.
M. Boyer managed thus to make a Cicada, which continued to sing as long as he whistled in harmony with it, settle on his nose.
But if one presents a stick to it, continuing to whistle, the Cicada settles on it and begins again to descend backwards.