molting Cicada: A large homopterous insect with long transparent wings, occurring chiefly in warm countries. The male cicada makes a loud shrill droning noise after dark by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen-the hatching of a cicada
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a moth, showing one of its two large compound eyes (orange) and its long proboscis (coiled). Magnification: when printed wide. (This gives me the heebie jeebies!
- Reflection by Leonid Fedyantsev Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path,.