Atrapsalta sp. (cf. siccana)
© Popple Creative Industries 2014–2021
Species number (TNS):
Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
Inland eastern Australia from near
Jericho in central Queensland east
to Leyburn in south-east
Queensland and south to Mount
Hope in central New South Wales.
Adults have been observed from
December to February.
Near Jericho (Simon lab), Mitchell,
Lake Broadwater, Inglewood.
This is a fairly static cicada that
prefers woodlands dominated by
White Cypress (Callitris
Calling song and behaviour:
A distinctive, rattle-like series of
single notes. There may be a few
seconds gap between each rattle.
Singing is most obvious in the late
afternoon and on overcast days.
Bulloak Squeaker, Clermont
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent