Black Twanger Diemeniana hirsuta (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Male
Female
Species number (TNS):        148. Fore wing length:               : 22–24 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Central and southern Tasmania. Adults may occur from December to March. Notable localities:                Mt Wellington. Habitat:                                   Open shrubland. Calling song and behaviour:    A long metallic buzz with a sharp click at the end. Males also sometimes produce a long series of clicks in close succession. Adults sit on the stems and in foliage of low shrubs. Similar species:                      Tasman Twanger.
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