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Cicadas coming out in northern Virginia

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Cicadas are starting to make their presence known around the D.C. area. But you won't find them just anywhere. Most are in Northern Virginia.

Cicadas in Falmouth, VA. Photo by Soon Leong.

ABC7's Adam Caskey was live Wednesday morning in Stafford County and he was able to spot of few of the insects. Adam says the last batch of cicadas emerged in 2004.

The name is derived from the Latin word "cicala" meaning "tree cricket".  Their eyes are prominent and set wide apart. Adam says there are some rare cicadas with blue eyes.

If you're on "Cicada Watch", we'd love to see your photos. Just send them to yourphotos@wjla.com.

 

 

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