Magicicada septemdecim (17-year periodical cicada), Brood II, 2013, Fort Lee Historic Park, New Jersey
Magicicada septendecim (17-year periodical cicada), Brood II, Fort Lee Historic Park, New Jersey. This insect has the longest life span of any other. Although some 2500 known species of cicada can be found the world over, the periodical cicada is unique to the eastern United States.
Read more about the emergence of the 17-year cicada in the NYC area: