My contribution to Michelle's Nature Notes (#378)~ Enjoy the sounds of insects.
Here is one of the sources of the summer sounds Michelle refers to, a cicada. It had recently emerged from its larval shell, so the wings are still slightly greenish (and it couldn't fly away from me...yet).
This is a Silver-spotted Skipper, Epargyreus clarus, on a white thistle flower.
Always remember to sniff the flowers!
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