Cherrynose Macrotristria angularis (Germar, 1834)
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Female
Species number (TNS):        059. Fore wing length:               46–61 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  From Cairns in Queensland south to the Upper Snowy River in Victoria and west to near Adelaide in South Australia . Adults usually appear in November and may persist up until March or sometimes April. Notable localities:       Herberton, Mt Moffatt, Curtis Island, Kingaroy, Royal National Park, Beelbangera (F. Sartor), Upper Snowy River (K. Teml and E. Schieren). Habitat:                                   Dry sclerophyll forest and eucalypt woodland. Calling song and behaviour:    A strong whistle, with a continuous component and a broken staccato section. Singing may occur at any time of the day and typically also occurs at dusk. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts. Similar species:             Maranoa Cherrynose, Deafening Cherrynose, False Cherrynose.
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