Cicada (Cicada orni)

A cicada that was basking in the sun on a hot sunny morning.

The young larvae of this species live underground feeding on roots.  The males sing continuously during the time of day.  Only one species is found on the Maltese islands.

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  1. mike585 July 17, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    Very nice image, Felix. 🙂

    • Felix Attard July 18, 2012 at 6:27 pm #

      Thanks Mike, really appreciate it.

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