Tropical Ambertail Yoyetta tristrigata (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Male
Previously referred to as Cicadetta tristrigata. Species number (TNS):        479. Fore wing length:               17–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Tropical Queensland from Julatten south to near Rockhampton. Adults are present from October to April. Notable localities:             Mount Molloy, Cathu State Forest (J. Moss), Marlborough. Habitat:                                   Lush open forest, as well as adjoining parkland and gardens. Calling song and behaviour:    Repeated phrases, each comprising four individuals ticks. Males produce the song whilst stationary and often in flight. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts. Similar species:                Bright Treetop Ticker, River Ambertail.
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