Green Bunyip Tamasa rainbowi Ashton, 1912
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Male
Species number (TNS):        110. Fore wing length:               37–40 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  At high altitudes from Mt Tamborine in Queensland south to Dorrigo in New South Wales. Adults occur from November to March. Notable localities:            Upper Beechmont, Springbrook National Park, Washpool National Park. Habitat:                                   At the transition between subtropical and warm temperate rainforest. Calling song and behaviour:    A powerful, metallic buzz. Males call at intervals during the day and for an extended period at dusk. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of rainforest trees. Similar species:              Eastern Bunyip (species complex).
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