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Cicada

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The cicadas are a superfamily, the Cicadoidea, of insects in the order Hemiptera (true bugs). [1]

220 relations: ABC News and Current Affairs, Abdomen, Abricta, Aesop, Aleeta, Amphipsalta, Anatomical terms of location, Ancient Greece, Angamiana, Animal locomotion, Annual cicada, Antenna (biology), Aphrodite, Aposematism, Apparent death, Aristotle, Arunta, Asilidae, Auchenorrhyncha, Australia, Bacteria, Biomaterial, Biting, Brisbane, Camouflage, China, Chremistica, Cicada (genus), Cicadetta, Cicadetta montana, Cicadettana, Cicadettinae, Cicadidae, Cicadinae, Circadian rhythm, Classical antiquity, Clidophleps, Clypeus (arthropod anatomy), Compendium of Materia Medica, Cordyceps, Cricket (insect), Crypsis, Cryptotympana, Cyclochila australasiae, Cypress, Deimatic behaviour, Dew, Diaochan, Diceroprocta apache, Diemeniana, ..., Disruptive coloration, Distantalna, Dog days, Ecdysis, Empress cicada, Endemism, Entomopathogenic fungus, Eos, Euterpnosia, Evaporative cooler, Exeirus, Exoskeleton, Exuviae, Flesh fly, Folklore, Formotosena, France, Fraxinus, Froghopper, Graptopsaltria, Hadoa, Haiku, Hearing loss, Hemiptera, Hesiod, History of Animals, Homer, Homeric Hymns, Homoptera, Huechys, Huechys sanguinea, Hyaline, Iliad, Imago, Immortality, India, Insect, Instar, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Ithaca, Jean de La Fontaine, Journey to the West, JPEG, Jurassic, Kikihia, Kongota, Lafcadio Hearn, Late Cretaceous, Late Triassic, Latin, Leafhopper, Leptopsaltria, Li Shizhen, List of cicadas of Australia, List of cicadas of New Zealand, Magicicada cassinii, Malaysia, Manga, Mantis, Maple, María Elena Walsh, Mariachi, Massospora cicadina, Maua (genus), Megapomponia, Meimuna opalifera, Melbourne, Mercedes Sosa, Muansa, Myanmar, Nabalua, Natural History (Pliny), NBC News, Neontology, Neotibicen, Neotibicen linnei, Nephrite, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand, Nocturnality, Norfolk Island, Notopsalta, Nymph (biology), Oak, Onomatopoeia, Onondaga people, Operculum (animal), Orientopsaltria, Ovipositor, Palaeontinidae, Palaeontinoidea, Palearctic realm, PDF, Periodical cicadas, Permian, Perspiration, Platylomia, Platypleura, Pliny the Elder, Polyneura, Pomponia (cicada), Predation, Predator satiation, Prothorax, Provence, Psaltoda, Psaltoda moerens, Purana (genus), Pycna, Quesada (genus), Resilin, Resonance chamber, Rhodopsalta, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Rostrum (anatomy), Sadaka (genus), Sap, Science (journal), Scutellum (insect anatomy), Seta, Shandong cuisine, Shang dynasty, Simple eye in invertebrates, Sinotympana incomparabilis, Sound box, Sphecius, Spider, Stinger, Stridulation, Substrate (biology), Superhydrophobic coating, Sydney, Tacua speciosa, Tanna (genus), Tanna japonensis, Tasmania, Taynton Limestone Formation, Tergum, Tettigarctidae, Tettigoniidae, The Blind Watchmaker, The Journal of Experimental Biology, The Journal of Physiology, The Science of Nature, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Tale of Genji, The Washington Post, Thirty-Six Stratagems, Thopha, Thopha saccata, Tibiceninae, Tibicina, Tithonus, Tosena, Trachea, Trengganua, Tymbal, Tympanal organ, Ugada, Umjaba, University of Florida, Victoria (Australia), West Bengal, Willow, Winter Cicada, Works and Days, Xylem, Yanga (genus), Zeus. Expand index (170 more) »

ABC News and Current Affairs

ABC News and Current Affairs is the name of the division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that controls content classified as news, public affairs and business and finance.

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Abdomen

The abdomen (less formally called the belly, stomach, tummy or midriff) constitutes the part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis, in humans and in other vertebrates.

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Abricta

Abricta is a genus of cicada found in Réunion, Mauritius, northeastern India, the Moluccas, New Caledonia and eastern Australia.

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Aesop

Aesop (Αἴσωπος,; c. 620 – 564 BCE) was a Greek fabulist and storyteller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables.

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Aleeta

Aleeta is a monotypic genus of cicada, containing A. curvicosta, found in Australia.

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Amphipsalta

Amphipsalta is a genus of cicada in the family Cicadidae, endemic to New Zealand.

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Anatomical terms of location

Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans.

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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Angamiana

Angamiana is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Animal locomotion

Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of movements or methods that animals use to move from one place to another.

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Annual cicada

Annual cicadas are North American Cicadidae species that appear every summer.

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Antenna (biology)

Antennae (singular: antenna), sometimes referred to as "feelers," are paired appendages used for sensing in arthropods.

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Aphrodite

Aphrodite is the ancient Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation.

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Aposematism

Aposematism (from Greek ἀπό apo away, σῆμα sema sign) is a term coined by Edward Bagnall PoultonPoulton, 1890.

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Apparent death

Apparent death, colloquially known as playing dead, feigning death, or playing possum, is a behavior in which animals take on the appearance of being dead.

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Aristotle

Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs,; 384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece.

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Arunta

Arunta is a genus of cicada in the thophini tribe of the Cicadinae subfamily and is allied to the genus Thopha.

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Asilidae

The Asilidae are the robber fly family, also called assassin flies.

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Auchenorrhyncha

The Auchenorrhyncha (former synonym: Cicadinea) suborder of the Hemiptera contains most of the familiar members of what was called the Homoptera – groups such as cicadas, leafhoppers, treehoppers, planthoppers, and spittlebugs.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Bacteria

Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Biomaterial

A biomaterial is any substance that has been engineered to interact with biological systems for a medical purpose - either a therapeutic (treat, augment, repair or replace a tissue function of the body) or a diagnostic one.

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Biting

Biting is a common behaviour which involves the opening and closing of the jaw found in many animals.

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Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

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Camouflage

Camouflage is the use of any combination of materials, coloration, or illumination for concealment, either by making animals or objects hard to see (crypsis), or by disguising them as something else (mimesis).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chremistica

Chremistica is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia and Madagascar.

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Cicada (genus)

Cicada is a genus of old world cicadas in the family Cicadidae.

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Cicadetta

Cicadetta is a genus of generally small-bodied annual cicadas widespread across portions of the Palearctic, Oriental, and Ethiopian ecozones.

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Cicadetta montana

Cicadetta montana (also New Forest cicada) is a species of Cicadetta found throughout Europe and in parts of Asia.

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Cicadettana

Cicadettana is a genus of cicada belonging to the tribe Cicadettini of the family Cicadidae.

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Cicadettinae

Cicadettinae is a subfamily of cicadas in the family Cicadidae.

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Cicadidae

Cicadidae is a family of insects in the order Hemiptera (true bugs).

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Cicadinae

The Cicadinae are a subfamily of cicadas, containing the translucent cicadas.

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Circadian rhythm

A circadian rhythm is any biological process that displays an endogenous, entrainable oscillation of about 24 hours.

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Classical antiquity

Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is the period of cultural history between the 8th century BC and the 5th or 6th century AD centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, collectively known as the Greco-Roman world.

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Clidophleps

Clidophleps is a genus of cicadas in the family Cicadidae.

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Clypeus (arthropod anatomy)

The clypeus is one of the sclerites that make up the "face" of an arthropod.

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Compendium of Materia Medica

The Compendium of Materia Medica (also known by the romanizations Bencao Gangmu or Pen-tsao Kang-mu) is a Chinese herbology volume written by Li Shizhen during the Ming dynasty; its first draft was completed in 1578.

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Cordyceps

Cordyceps is a genus of ascomycete fungi (sac fungi) that includes about 400 species.

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Cricket (insect)

Crickets (also known as "true crickets"), of the family Gryllidae, are insects related to bush crickets, and, more distantly, to grasshoppers.

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Crypsis

In ecology, crypsis is the ability of an animal to avoid observation or detection by other animals.

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Cryptotympana

Cryptotympana is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Cyclochila australasiae

Cyclochila australasiae, commonly known as the green grocer, is a species of cicada and one of Australia's most familiar insects.

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Cypress

Cypress is a common name for various coniferous trees or shrubs of northern temperate regions that belong to the family Cupressaceae.

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Deimatic behaviour

Deimatic behaviour, threat display, or startle display in animals means any pattern of behaviour, such as suddenly displaying conspicuous eyespots, to scare off or momentarily distract a predator, thus giving the prey animal an opportunity to escape.

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Dew

Dew is water in the form of droplets that appears on thin, exposed objects in the morning or evening due to condensation.

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Diaochan

Diaochan was one of the Four Beauties of ancient China.

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Diceroprocta apache

Diceroprocta apache, the citrus cicada, is a species of cicada in the family Cicadidae.

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Diemeniana

Diemeniana is a genus of cicada in the cicadettini tribe of the Cicadinae subfamily native to Australia.

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Disruptive coloration

Disruptive coloration (also known as disruptive camouflage or disruptive patterning) is a form of camouflage that works by breaking up the outlines of an animal, soldier or military vehicle with a strongly contrasting pattern.

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Distantalna

Distantalna is a cicada genus from Southeast Asia.

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Dog days

The dog days or are the hot, sultry days of summer.

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Ecdysis

Ecdysis is the moulting of the cuticle in many invertebrates of the clade Ecdysozoa.

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Empress cicada

The empress cicada (Megapomponia imperatoria) is a species of cicada from Southeast Asia.

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Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Entomopathogenic fungus

An entomopathogenic fungus is a fungus that can act as a parasite of insects and kills or seriously disables them.

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Eos

In Greek mythology, Eos (Ionic and Homeric Greek Ἠώς Ēōs, Attic Ἕως Éōs, "dawn", or; Aeolic Αὔως Aúōs, Doric Ἀώς Āṓs) is a Titaness and the goddess of the dawn, who rose each morning from her home at the edge of the Oceanus.

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Euterpnosia

Euterpnosia is a genus of cicada native to the island of Formosa, the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, Hainan and mainland Asia - China, Bhutan, Nepal and Vietnam.

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Evaporative cooler

An evaporative cooler (also swamp cooler, desert cooler and wet air cooler) is a device that cools air through the evaporation of water.

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Exeirus

The Australian cicada killer, Exeirus lateritius, the sole member of the genus Exeirus, is a large, solitary, ground-dwelling, predatory wasp.

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Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton (from Greek έξω, éxō "outer" and σκελετός, skeletós "skeleton") is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of, for example, a human.

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Exuviae

In biology, exuviae are the remains of an exoskeleton and related structures that are left after ecdysozoans (including insects, crustaceans and arachnids) have moulted.

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Flesh fly

Flies in the family Sarcophagidae (from the Greek σάρκο sarco-.

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Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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Formotosena

Formotosena is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia erected by Kato in 1925 to accommodate the species Formotosena seebohmi which was previously placed in the genus Tosena.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Fraxinus

Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.

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Froghopper

The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of hemipteran insects in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha.

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Graptopsaltria

Graptopsaltria is a genus of cicadas from East Asia.

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Hadoa

The genus Hadoa comprises large-bodied Cicadidae occurring in Western North America.

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Haiku

(plural haiku) is a very short Japan poem with seventeen syllables and three verses.

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Hearing loss

Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear.

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Hemiptera

The Hemiptera or true bugs are an order of insects comprising some 50,000 to 80,000 species of groups such as the cicadas, aphids, planthoppers, leafhoppers, and shield bugs.

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Hesiod

Hesiod (or; Ἡσίοδος Hēsíodos) was a Greek poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between 750 and 650 BC, around the same time as Homer.

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History of Animals

History of Animals (Τῶν περὶ τὰ ζῷα ἱστοριῶν, Ton peri ta zoia historion, "Inquiries on Animals"; Historia Animālium "History of Animals") is one of the major texts on biology by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, who had studied at Plato's Academy in Athens.

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Homer

Homer (Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek literature.

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Homeric Hymns

The Homeric Hymns are a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual gods.

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Homoptera

Homoptera is a suborder of order Hemiptera that is considered by some taxonomists to be paraphyletic, and therefore deprecated (obsolete).

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Huechys

Huechys is a genus of cicada belonging to the family Cicadidae.

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Huechys sanguinea

Huechys sanguinea, commonly known as the black and scarlet cicada, is a species of cicada belonging to the family Cicadidae.

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Hyaline

A hyaline substance is one with a glassy appearance.

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Iliad

The Iliad (Ἰλιάς, in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer.

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Imago

In biology, the imago is the last stage an insect attains during its metamorphosis, its process of growth and development; it also is called the imaginal stage, the stage in which the insect attains maturity.

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Immortality

Immortality is eternal life, being exempt from death, unending existence.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Insect

Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.

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Instar

An instar (from the Latin "form", "likeness") is a developmental stage of arthropods, such as insects, between each moult (ecdysis), until sexual maturity is reached.

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Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an agriculture, life science, pathogen, and invasive species research facility in Florida affiliated with University of Florida.

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Ithaca

Ithaca, Ithaki or Ithaka (Greek: Ιθάκη, Ithakē) is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.

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Jean de La Fontaine

Jean de La Fontaine (8 July 162113 April 1695) was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.

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Journey to the West

Journey to the West is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng'en.

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JPEG

JPEG is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images, particularly for those images produced by digital photography.

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Jurassic

The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.

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Kikihia

Kikihia is a genus of cicada in the family Cicadidae.

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Kongota

Kongota is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Africa.

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Lafcadio Hearn

Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν; 27 June 1850 – 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name, was a writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things.

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Late Cretaceous

The Late Cretaceous (100.5–66 Ma) is the younger of two epochs into which the Cretaceous period is divided in the geologic timescale.

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Late Triassic

The Late Triassic is the third and final of three epochs of the Triassic Period in the geologic timescale.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Leafhopper

A leafhopper is the common name for any species from the family Cicadellidae.

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Leptopsaltria

Leptopsaltria is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen (July 3, 1518 – 1593), courtesy name Dongbi, was a Chinese polymath, physician, scientist, pharmacologist, herbalist and acupuncturist of the Ming dynasty.

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List of cicadas of Australia

This is a list of the cicadas found in Australia including its outlying islands and territories.

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List of cicadas of New Zealand

Cicadas of New Zealand consist of Cicadidae recorded from the islands of New Zealand.

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Magicicada cassinii

Magicicada cassinii, sometimes called the 17-year cicada or the dwarf periodical cicada, is a species of periodical cicada.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Mantis

Mantises are an order (Mantodea) of insects that contains over 2,400 species in about 430 genera in 15 families.

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Maple

Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.

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María Elena Walsh

María Elena Walsh (1 February 1930 – 10 January 2011) was an Argentine poet, novelist, musician, playwright, writer and composer, mainly known for her songs and books for children, who has been considered a "living legend, cultural hero (and) crest of nearly every childhood".

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Mariachi

Mariachi is a musical expression that dates back to at least 18th century in Western Mexico.

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Massospora cicadina

Massospora cicadina is a fungal pathogen that infects periodical cicadas resulting in infertility and death.

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Maua (genus)

Maua is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Megapomponia

Megapomponia is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia containing the world's largest cicadas species.

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Meimuna opalifera

Meimuna opalifera, also called Walker's cicada and known in Japan as due to its song, is a cicada.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Mercedes Sosa

Haydée Mercedes Sosa (9 July 1935 at BrainyHistory.com – 4 October 2009), sometimes known as La Negra (literally: The Black One), was an Argentine singer who was popular throughout Latin America and many countries outside the region.

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Muansa

Muansa is an afrotropical genus of cicadas.

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Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Nabalua

Nabalua is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Natural History (Pliny)

The Natural History (Naturalis Historia) is a book about the whole of the natural world in Latin by Pliny the Elder, a Roman author and naval commander who died in 79 AD.

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NBC News

NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.

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Neontology

Neontology is a part of biology that, in contrast to paleontology, deals with living (or, more generally, recent) organisms.

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Neotibicen

The genus Neotibicen are large-bodied insects of the family Cicadidae that appear in summer or early fall in eastern North America.

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Neotibicen linnei

Neotibicen linnei, commonly called Linne's cicada, is a species of large bodied annual cicada in the genus Neotibicen.

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Nephrite

Nephrite is a variety of the calcium, magnesium, and iron-rich amphibole minerals tremolite or actinolite (aggregates of which also make up one form of asbestos).

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie)Previously known officially as the "Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies" (Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances), then simply as the "Territory of New Caledonia" (French: Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie), the official French name is now only Nouvelle-Calédonie (Organic Law of 19 March 1999, article 222 IV — see). The French courts often continue to use the appellation Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Nocturnality

Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day.

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Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island (Norfuk: Norf'k Ailen) is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia, directly east of mainland Australia's Evans Head, and about from Lord Howe Island.

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Notopsalta

Notopsalta is a small genus of cicada in the family Cicadidae, endemic to eastern Australia and the North Island of New Zealand.

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Nymph (biology)

In biology, a nymph is the immature form of some invertebrates, particularly insects, which undergoes gradual metamorphosis (hemimetabolism) before reaching its adult stage.

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Oak

An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.

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Onomatopoeia

An onomatopoeia (from the Greek ὀνοματοποιία; ὄνομα for "name" and ποιέω for "I make", adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that phonetically imitates, resembles or suggests the sound that it describes.

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Onondaga people

The Onondaga (Onöñda’gaga’ or "Hill Place") people are one of the original five constituent nations of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy in northeast North America.

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Operculum (animal)

An operculum is an anatomical feature, a stiff structure resembling a lid or a small door that opens and closes, and thus controls contact between the outside world and an internal part of an animal.

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Orientopsaltria

Orientopsaltria is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Ovipositor

The ovipositor is an organ used by some animals for the laying of eggs.

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Palaeontinidae

Palaeontinidae, commonly known as giant cicadas, is an extinct family of cicadomorphs.

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Palaeontinoidea

Palaeontinoidea is an extinct superfamily of cicadomorph hemipteran insects.

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Palearctic realm

The Palearctic or Palaearctic is one of the eight biogeographic realms on the Earth's surface, first identified in the 19th century, and still in use today as the basis for zoogeographic classification.

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PDF

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Periodical cicadas

Magicicada is the genus of the 13-year and 17-year periodical cicadas of eastern North America.

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Permian

The Permian is a geologic period and system which spans 47 million years from the end of the Carboniferous Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Triassic period 251.902 Mya.

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Perspiration

Perspiration, also known as sweating, is the production of fluids secreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals.

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Platylomia

Platylomia is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Platypleura

The cicada genus Platypleura occurs widely across Africa and southern Asia.

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Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder (born Gaius Plinius Secundus, AD 23–79) was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian.

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Polyneura

Polyneura is a cicada genus from Southeast Asia.

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Pomponia (cicada)

Pomponia is a genus of cicadas from Asia.

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Predation

Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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Predator satiation

Predator satiation (less commonly called predator saturation) is an antipredator adaptation in which prey briefly occur at high population densities, reducing the probability of an individual organism being eaten.

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Prothorax

The prothorax is the foremost of the three segments in the thorax of an insect, and bears the first pair of legs.

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Provence

Provence (Provençal: Provença in classical norm or Prouvènço in Mistralian norm) is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône River to the west to the Italian border to the east, and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south.

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Psaltoda

Psaltoda is a genus of cicada found in eastern Australia.

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Psaltoda moerens

Psaltoda moerens, commonly known as the redeye, is an Australian species of cicada.

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Purana (genus)

Purana is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Pycna

Pycna is a genus of cicadas from Africa and Asia.

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Quesada (genus)

Quesada is a genus of cicadas from South and North America.

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Resilin

Resilin is an elastomeric protein found in many insects and arthropods. It provides soft rubber-elasticity to mechanically active organs and tissue; for example, it enables insects of many species to jump or pivot their wings efficiently.

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Resonance chamber

A resonance chamber uses resonance to enhance the transfer of energy from a sound source (e.g. a vibrating string) to the air.

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Rhodopsalta

Rhodopsalta is a genus of cicada in the family Cicadidae.

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a 14th-century historical novel attributed to Luo Guanzhong.

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Rostrum (anatomy)

In anatomy, the term rostrum (from the Latin rostrum meaning beak) is used for a number of phylogenetically unrelated structures in different groups of animals.

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Sadaka (genus)

Sadaka is a genus of cicadas from West Africa.

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Sap

Sap is a fluid transported in xylem cells (vessel elements or tracheids) or phloem sieve tube elements of a plant.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

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Scutellum (insect anatomy)

The scutellum is the posterior portion of either the mesonotum or the metanotum of an insect thorax; however, it is used almost exclusively in the former context, as the metanotum is rather reduced in most insect groups.

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Seta

In biology, setae (singular seta; from the Latin word for "bristle") are any of a number of different bristle- or hair-like structures on living organisms.

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Shandong cuisine

Shandong cuisine (山東菜), more commonly known in Chinese as Lu cuisine, is one of the Eight Culinary Traditions of Chinese cuisine and one of the Four Great Traditions.

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Shang dynasty

The Shang dynasty or Yin dynasty, according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, succeeding the Xia dynasty and followed by the Zhou dynasty.

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Simple eye in invertebrates

A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit) refers to a type of eye form or optical arrangement that contains a single lens.

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Sinotympana incomparabilis

Sinotympana incomparabilis is a new species of cicada from southern China that was discovered among a group of unidentified specimens in the Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique in Brussels.

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Sound box

A sound box or sounding box (sometimes written soundbox) is an open chamber in the body of a musical instrument which modifies the sound of the instrument, and helps transfer that sound to the surrounding air.

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Sphecius

Cicada killer wasps (the genus Sphecius) are large, solitary, ground dwelling, predatory wasps.

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Spider

Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom.

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Stinger

A stinger, or sting, is a sharp organ found in various animals (typically arthropods) capable of injecting venom, usually by piercing the epidermis of another animal.

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Stridulation

Stridulation is the act of producing sound by rubbing together certain body parts.

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Substrate (biology)

In biology, a substrate is the surface on which an organism (such as a plant, fungus, or animal) lives.

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Superhydrophobic coating

A superhydrophobic coating is a nanoscopic surface layer that repels water.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Tacua speciosa

Tacua speciosa is a very large Southeast Asian species of cicada.

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Tanna (genus)

Tanna is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia and East Asia.

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Tanna japonensis

Tanna japonensis, also called the evening cicada or, is a species of cicada, a family of insects, and a member of the genus Tanna.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Taynton Limestone Formation

The Taynton Limestone (also known informally as the Stonesfield Slate)Weishampel, David B; et al.

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Tergum

A tergum (Latin for "the back"; plural terga, associated adjective tergal) is the dorsal ('upper') portion of an arthropod segment other than the head.

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Tettigarctidae

The Tettigarctidae, also known as the hairy cicadas, are a small relict (mostly extinct) family of primitive cicadas, containing a single genus Tettigarcta, with two extant species, one in southern Australia (T. crinita), and the other in Tasmania (T. tomentosa).

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Tettigoniidae

Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called bush crickets (in the UK), katydids (in the USA), or long-horned grasshoppers (mostly obsolete).

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The Blind Watchmaker

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design is a 1986 book by Richard Dawkins, in which the author presents an explanation of, and argument for, the theory of evolution by means of natural selection.

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The Journal of Experimental Biology

The Journal of Experimental Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of comparative physiology and integrative biology.

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The Journal of Physiology

The Journal of Physiology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established in 1878 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Physiological Society.

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The Science of Nature

The Science of Nature, formerly Naturwissenschaften, is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media covering all aspects of the natural sciences relating to questions of biological significance.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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The Tale of Genji

is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thirty-Six Stratagems

The Thirty-Six Stratagems was a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and civil interaction.

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Thopha

Thopha is a genus of cicada native to Australia.

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Thopha saccata

Thopha saccata, commonly known as the double drummer, is the largest Australian species of cicada and reputedly the loudest insect in the world.

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Tibiceninae

The Tibiceninae are a subfamily of cicadas, containing the covered-tymbal cicadas.

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Tibicina

Tibicina is a genus of cicadas belonging to the family Cicadidae, subfamily Tibicinae.

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Tithonus

In Greek mythology, Tithonus (or; Tithonos) was the lover of Eos, Goddess of the Dawn.

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Tosena

Tosena is a genus of cicadas from Southeast Asia.

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Trachea

The trachea, colloquially called the windpipe, is a cartilaginous tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs, allowing the passage of air, and so is present in almost all air-breathing animals with lungs.

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Trengganua

Trengganua is a cicada genus from Southeast Asia.

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Tymbal

The tymbal (or timbal) is the corrugated exoskeletal structure used to produce sounds in insects.

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Tympanal organ

A tympanal organ is a hearing organ in insects, consisting of a membrane (tympanum) stretched across a frame backed by an air sac and associated sensory neurons.

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Ugada

Ugada is a genus of cicadas from Africa.

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Umjaba

Umjaba is a genus of cicadas from Madagascar.

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University of Florida

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a campus in Gainesville, Florida.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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West Bengal

West Bengal (Paśchimbāṅga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal.

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Willow

Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.

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Winter Cicada

is a Japanese anime OVA loosely based on Youka Nitta's manga series.

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Works and Days

The Works and Days (Ἔργα καὶ Ἡμέραι, Erga kai Hēmerai)The Works and Days is sometimes called by the Latin translation of the title, Opera et Dies.

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Xylem

Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants, phloem being the other.

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Yanga (genus)

Yanga is a genus of cicadas from Madagascar, Nosy Be and Pemba Island.

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Zeus

Zeus (Ζεύς, Zeús) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicada

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