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Single Curio View: (Seek other curios for this number)The 17-year locust has the longest cycle of development of any known insect. Note that its Latin name (Cicada septemdecim) has 17 letters. The genus Magicicada is sometimes called the "seventeen-year locust," but they are not locusts; locusts belong to the order Orthoptera. [Dillon]
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