Varnished Cicada Ewartia brevis (Ashton, 1912)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta brevis. Species number (TNS): 235. Fore wing length: 21–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from the Cooktown district in far north Queensland. Adults occur from December to February. Notable localities: Cooktown. Habitat: Tropical bushland, often on the margins of rainforest. Calling song and behaviour: A pronounced buzz followed by a series of chirps; repeated multiple times. Adults sit on the trunks and upper branches of trees. Similar species: Cape York Wattle Cicada.
Male
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Female