Buzzing Stubby-wing Pedana hesperia Moulds and Marshall, 2022
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Species number (TNS): 245. Fore wing length: 15–19 mm. Distribution and seasonality: From the far north-western corner of Victoria west through semi-arid parts of South Australia, including the Nullarbor Plain and Eyre Peninsula, and extending west to the Mullewa area in Western Australia . Adults occur from late September to February. Notable localities: (Near) Salmon Gums, Balladonia. Habitat: Open shrubland and low mallee woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A high-pitched buzzing call with regular brief pauses. Calling males sit on small shrubs and timber, where they remain fairly sedentary. Similar species: None; a distinctive cicada. database record
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