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Semi 5

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 16 August 2008 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Semi is Japanese for cicada.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Veronelle from Lens, France

alien 2, wouaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, nice macro

16 Aug 2008 11:25am

@Veronelle: Thanks Veronelle!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Daryl, I was wondering, do they come into your houses, and how long do they live for....?

16 Aug 2008 5:17pm

@Observing: No Mike, they don't come in the house, they just climb out of the ground, find an elevated place to moult, then fly away. They live years underground as larvae, but once they moult and start flying they only live a few weeks.

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

He really looks determined here.

17 Aug 2008 4:43pm

@Twelvebit: Thank you Twelvebit!

alla from Toronto, Canada

The shadow is creepy!! :)

20 Aug 2008 7:02pm

@alla: Thanks alla!

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is an impressive image!!! Love that shadow on the grey slab!

23 Aug 2008 4:10am

@Japanalia: Cheers Gabriela!

Sylvain from Trois Rivieres, Canada

This bug doesn't seem very nice, but I love the shadows :)

12 Oct 2008 7:50pm

@Sylvain: Don't worry Sylvain, it's just a shell! Thanks!