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Insect and Spider Identification: Cocoon found in Maryland

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Fallston, MD

August 21, 2012
6:54 PM

Post #9249505

I found this cocoon. Does anyone know what kind of bug this used to be? It looks like some kind of beetle.

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Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

August 21, 2012
7:08 PM

Post #9249513

It is the shell of a Cicada nymph that emerged from the ground, shed its exoskeleton, and became an adult Cicada.

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