May 2013 issue
Cover illustration: Investigating the chemical composition and spatial distribution of the major components on the cicada Psaltoda claripennis wing surface. Top: optical profile of part of a cicada wing, including a wing vein. Bottom left: cicada Psaltoda claripennis perched on native flora. Bottom right: SEM image. The blue profile overlay shows a typical FTIR spectrum of a cicada wing membrane (see Tobin, Puskar, Hasan, Webb, Hirschmugl, Nasse, Gervinskas, Juodkazis, Watson, Watson, Crawford and Ivanova, pages 482-489).