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During the month of May, people in Missouri will see a large number of the 13-year cicada emerge from their hibernation. These noisy bugs are members of the same family as the cicada that arrives in late summer when the weather is at it’s hottest in Missouri.
The nymph of the 13-year cicada spends almost their whole lives living underground. The nymphs feed off of the juices of plants and tree roots at depths of 1 foot or more. While living underground they go through five development stages before they emerge from the ground in large swarms on the 13th year during the month of May in Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »