For a lot of us, there will be no cicadas this year

June 4, 2013 2:41 PM

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“You’re suffering from a bad case of cicada envy,” said Mike Raupp, a professor of entomology at the University of Maryland College Park.

I had called Mike — creator of a great blog called bugoftheweek.com — to see when I could expect to see cicadas, those red-eyed creatures that emerge every 17 years. For months, I’ve been reading stories about how Brood II — last spotted in 1996 — would fill the skies from North Carolina to Connecti...

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