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Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence

John Cooley, University of Connecticut and Chris Simon, University of Connecticut, The Conversation
Posted 4/17/24

In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.

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