Grass Pygmy (species complex) Punia minima (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta minima. Species number (TNS):        460–462. Fore wing length:               11–13 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Inland north-west Western Australia, north central Northern Territory and northern Queensland. Habitat:                                   Open grassland and grassy woodland. Species complex includes:  Top End Grass Pygmy (TNS: 460): Restricted to the southern part of the Top End.                          Eastern Grass Pygmy (TNS: 461): From north Queensland west to the Northern Territory border region. Green Grass Pygmy (TNS: 462): Occurs in the Victoria River district and the southern edge of the Kimberley.  Calling song and behaviour:    Low-pitched, stuttering chirps, rather like a cricket. Adults sit on the stems of grasses. Similar species:                Fluoro Grass Pixie.
Eastern Grass Pygmy
Currently known extent database record:
Top End Grass Pygmy
Recording provided by A. Ewart