Cooktown Wattle Cicada Ewartia brevis (Ashton, 1912)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta brevis. Other name(s): Varnished Cicada. 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, heathland and the margins of vine forest, wherever watttles (Acacia spp.) are present. Calling song and behaviour: A pronounced buzz followed by a series of chirps; repeated multiple times. Adults sit on the trunks and stems of wattles. Similar species: Cape York Wattle Cicada.
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