[LMB] Milkweed and mutations

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Sun Oct 13 14:38:20 BST 2019


On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:25:53PM -0700, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
> I did wonder about the cycle duration!
> 

> > On Oct 12, 2019, at 5:35 AM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Correcting it: the 17 year cicadas will be out in 2021.

Yeah, it's usually said to be a large prime number so as to throw off
any predators trying to synchronize with the bumper crop of cicadas.

-xx- Damien X-)


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