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Cicada wing

June 19, 2013

Cicada wing and maple seedpod

During Brood II’s limited invasion, my daughter found a cicada and a wing closeby. When she showed it to me, the shape of it reminded me of a maple tree’s seedpod (helicopter), and I scanned them in to get a closer look. Close up, the structure of these is fascinating. Here’s a bit closer in on the cicada wing:

Close-up of cicada wing

3 Comments leave one →
  1. June 22, 2013 10:09 am

    Nature is fasniating!


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