Reticulate Bottle Cicada Euthemopsaltria laeta Moulds, 2014
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Male
Species number (TNS):                          588. Fore wing length:                                 30–36 mm. Distribution and seasonality:               The wet tropics of north-eastern Queensland from Windsor Tableland south to Kirrima Range and south- eastern Queensland from Mount Glorious south to Sprinbrook. Adults are typically present between December and June, but may also occur in other months. Notable localities:                             Malanda (J. Olive), Windsor Tableland (M. Moulds). Habitat:                                                  Remnant (primary) rainforest. Calling song and behaviour:                     A continuous, pure whistle. Males sit amongst thick vegetation and call only at dusk. Colour variation:                                  Specimens often fade from green to yellow-brown after death. Similar species:                             Large Bottle Cicada.
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