Re: NANFA-- Off topic: East US Cicadas
Fri, 14 May 2004 20:24:03 EDT

In a message dated 5/14/04 8:21:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time,

> This is incorrect. They do eat. The spiky thing that folds down under
> their head is a tube they jab into plants and suck the sap, like a
> leafhopper does. I've seen them.
> Liz
Are you sure it's the 13/17 cicadas that do that or the yearly ones that last
all summer? If you compare the two kinds you can see a difference but I've
never been bitten by either.

My futures so bright, I gotta wear shades!
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