Dodd’s Bunyip Tamasa doddi (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Male
Species number (TNS):        128. Fore wing length:               27–39 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  On the coast of tropical Queensland from north of Cooktown south to Innisfail and inland to the Atherton Tableland. Adults occur from October to May. Notable localities:            Julatten, Smithfield, Kuranda, Mareeba, Gordonvale. Habitat:                                   Rainforest, riverine forest, swamp forest, parkland and gardens. Calling song and behaviour:    A long buzz ending in a distinctive short stutter. Males also produce a more vigorous call comprising short repeated buzz phrases, each punctuated by a series of ticks. Adults sit on the main trunks of trees, often in local aggregations. Random distress calls are often produced when a male start calling too close to other males. Similar species:              Ingham Bunyip, Eastern Bunyip (species complex), Boulder Bunyip.
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