posted on Apr, 17 2011 @ 01:03 PM
reply to post by XRaDiiX
Yeah, I'm familiar with Cicadas. We got some here that drive me nuts with the noise and don't let me take naps.
About the head shape. (By the way, when talking about horns I was kind of thinking about a rhino-style horn
, so sorry about my silly question) I
read it's a hollow extension of the head and that it's supposed to imitate a lizard's head and scare away predators.
Here are some links I found about it:
Lanternfly (though we have renamed it "Velocifly")
Also, if you check out the Spanish wiki entry
, you can see that it says this:
So yes, they are related. I thought it appeared on the English entry too, that's why I didn't respond to you, thinking that later on you'll see it in
edit on 17-4-2011 by Casandra because: Link added