Sydney Treetop Ticker Yoyetta hunterorum (Moulds, 1988)
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Male
Previously referred to as Cicadetta hunterorum. Species number (TNS):        474. Fore wing length:               20–30 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Coastal New South Wales from Hat Head, near Kempsey, south to Bawley Point. Adults occur from October to February. Notable localities:                 Avoca Beach, Kuring-Gai Chase National Park (B. Smith), Royal National Park (D. Emery and B. Smith), Garie Beach (D. Emery). Habitat:                                   Coastal eucalypt forest and adjacent parkland. Calling song and behaviour:    A series of clicks, produced at a variable rate whilst stationary and in flight. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts. Similar species:                Small Dark Firetail.
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Female