• 3D Cicada models debut
    New 3D visualizations of all seven named periodical cicada species debut on These replace the static photographs that we have had on the website since its origin in the 1990s.
  • Brood XI In the News
    Biodiversity collections are an important part of the periodical cicada project.  This article discusses how UCONN’s Biodiversity collections have important holdings that have been important for undertstanding the extinction of Brood XI. Rediscovered Photos, an Unlabeled Jar Full of Cicadas, and an App
  • Fungus infections in the news
    Periodical cicadas can contract fungal infections… and it’s no exaggeration to say that the fungus turns them into zombies!


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