Floury Bark Cicada Burbunga nigrosignata (Distant, 1904)
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Currently known extent
Formerly known as Macrotristria nigrosignata. Species number (TNS):        033. Fore wing length:               42–58 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  The Pilbara coast of Western Australia west to the Exmouth district and extending inland towards the centre of the state.  Adults have been observed during February. Notable localities:            Exmouth, Kumarina. Habitat:                                   Populations occur in acacia scrub and open woodland. Calling song and behaviour:    A continuous, loud buzz. Adults sit on the branches of trees and shrubs. Similar species:                 Desert Screamer.
Male