The periodical cicada four-year acceleration hypothesis revisited and the polyphyletic nature of Brood V, including an updated crowd-source enhanced map (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada)

296 days ago
Periodical cicadas blanket the US like a jigsaw puzzle, each piece appearing & disappearing at its own 13- or 17-year pace. Check out our new paper with evidence for multiple origins of a synchronized population and the significance of 4-year cycle shifts