Stock photo: cicada


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»  cicada
Can any of you tell this photography nerd what that white, stringy stuff is....I'm very curious.
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on Aug 12, 2006
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» Camera: Nikon D50
» Exp. time: 1/60 (0.017 secs)
» Aperture: f/5.6
» Focal length: 55 mm


5. Jul 29, 2009 constancia
"Very nice pic! I'll use it in an education material for natural sciences and and credit it with your name... If you don't mind. Thanks for sharing."

4. Oct 13, 2007 sveres
"The detail in this is fantastic! Love it! Thanks so much!"

3. Sep 23, 2006 buzzpup
"The 'string stuff' are the cicada's trachea (air tubes), used to deliver oxygen around the body. As you can see, they are shed during the moulting process along with the exoskeleton. The adult cicada has a new system of trachea."

2. Aug 12, 2006 canoncan
"that is one scary pic in full size, i see the string stuff at its head but god knows what it is !!! excellant sho"

1. Aug 12, 2006 TouTouke
"Wow, 10 +"

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