After 17 years in the east of the country, thousands of cicadas X cicadas emerged from the ground.The reason is here
Millions Cigar BroodX Emerged from the ground 17 years later and now invades some land in the east United States.
Users of social networks have documented the outbreak of these giant animals, which provide one of the largest and most creepy glasses in nature.
They mainly appear in Maryland ÿ Washington DC, But eyes spread from Long Island, new York And in Georgia Or Indiana and Kentucky.
There are more than 3400 species of cicadas in the world Brood X appears every 17 to 13 years In the eastern United States. They are the largest regularly issued in various regions of the country.
Exterior Cigar BroodX In the eastern United States, it was first reported in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1715.
They last appeared in 2004. They lived underground for 17 years, waiting for the right temperature to surface, mate, lay new eggs and die, and then the newly hatched cicadas returned to the surface for 17 years.
National Environmental Information Center dice that Spring 2021 Mark this boisterous return Insect swarm.
They point out that they will appear after a storm when the soil temperature is 8 inches deep above about 64°F.
This National Park Service Wait for them to come out Trillion cicadas This season. Going out a lot is a survival strategy.
Common natural enemies include birds, raccoons, possums, foxes, mice, sh, frogs, toads, tortoises, fish and a fungus called perispora.
Experts ask not to try to kill with insecticides Cigar Brood X, They will not be able to control the huge population and will only affect other insects. They recommend using the Cicada Safari application to help scientists track.