Sandplain Cicada Parnquila sp. (cf. magna)
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Species number (TNS):        025. Fore wing length:               21–24 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Inland Queensland from the Charleville district east to near Inglewood. Adults are present from November to February. Notable localities:             Beardmore Dam, Alton National Park, Charleville. Habitat:                                   Grassy woodland, open shrubland and grassland on sandplains. Populations are somewhat localised. Calling song and behaviour:    A simple buzzing call, emitted in short bursts. Adults sit on grass and on small trees and shrubs. Similar species:                 None; a distinctive species.
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Female