Contact: Lindsay Jolivet
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Caption: This is a cicada of the genus Tettigades, which are common to South America. Researchers found that one of its bacterial symbionts had split into two species.
Credit: Photo by Juan Emilio Cucumides Carreño
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