Zipping Ambertail Yoyetta repetens Emery, Emery and Popple, 2015
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Male
Previously referred to as Cicadetta tristrigata. Species number (TNS):        482. Fore wing length:               23–31 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Populations occur between Western Sydney and Goulburn in central New South Wales. Adults occur from November to January. Notable localities:             Bass Hill, Goulburn. Habitat:                                   Eucalypt woodland, including roadside remnants and parkland. Calling song and behaviour:    A strident "ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP...", similar to Silver Princess but lower pitched. Males call whilst stationary. Adults occur on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts, including Grey Box (Eucalyptus moluccana). Similar species:                Western Sydney Ambertail, Silver Princess.
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Female