Kettledrum Cicada Kobonga sp. (cf. apicata)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta sp. C. Species number (TNS): 199. Fore wing length: 25–31 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Inland areas from near Blackwater in Queensland south to near Cobar in New South Wales. Adults occur from November to February. Notable localities: Jondaryan Golf Course, Lake Broadwater. Habitat: Acacia scrubland, particularly in association with Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) and Yarran (Acacia melvillei). Calling song and behaviour: A complex, syncopated clicking song. Adults sit on the main trunks and primary branches of acacias. Similar species: Ticking Tiger.
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