Black Firetail Yoyetta denisoni Distant, 1893)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta denisoni. Species number (TNS):        510. Fore wing length:               30–32 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  From the Gibraltar Range and Torrington in northern New South Wales south along the ranges and coast (south from Sydney) through the Australian Capital Territory and into eastern Victoria. Adults occur from late November to January. Notable localities:               Blue Mountains National Park, Canberra, Morwell National Park. Habitat:                                   Temperate eucalypt forest and subalpine woodland. Calling song and behaviour:    A rapidly-emitted series of short phrases “zot-zot-zot-zot-zot” produced in flight. Females can occasionally be found sitting quietly on eucalypts and other vegetation. At times it is a moderately common species, but the males are difficult to observe due to their active nature. Similar species:                    Brown Firetail. database record
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