Magicicada septendecim

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Noun1.Magicicada septendecim - North American cicadaMagicicada septendecim - North American cicada; appears in great numbers at infrequent intervals because the nymphs take 13 to 17 years to mature
cicada, cicala - stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
genus Magicicada, Magicicada - seventeen-year locust
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Marlatt (1907) reported six morphologically and behaviorally distinct species of periodical cicadas throughout the United States (17 y cicadas: Magicicada septendecim, M.