Kōrero: Cicadas

Cicada eggs

Cicada eggs

Cicadas lay their eggs on branches and stems. Some species insert their eggs into these herringbone cuts, which they make on a twig.

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John Marris, 'Cicadas - Life cycle and enemies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11009/cicada-eggs (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by John Marris, published 24 Sep 2007