Dr. Gene Kritsky shines light on "the forgotten entomologist" in this Washington Post article.

Mount St. Joseph News

Thanks to the popularity of the Cicada Safari app, Dr. Gene Krtisky is widely-regarded for his cicada mapping. But did you know that Dr. Kritsky is the latest in a long line of entomologists who track cicadas? In a May 26 article in the Washington Post, Dr. Kritsky shines light on Gideon B. Smith, who he calls "the forgotten entomologist."

Read the full article from the Washington Post, entitled: A Maryland doctor was the first to map all the different cicada broods that pop up. 

Click the video below to watch a cicada emerging out of its shell. cicada video