Boulder Bunyip Tamasa caverna Moulds and Olive, 2014
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Species number (TNS): 117. Fore wing length: 32–36 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from Black Mountain near Cooktown in north-eastern Queensland. Adults have been observed during January. Notable localities: Black Mountain (Cooktown). Habitat: Rocky terrain dominated by large granite boulders. Calling song and behaviour: A strong, pulsing buzz, which sometimes culminates into a more even and persistent drone. Adults sit in the shadows on the sides of boulders. Males call from these sheltered positions. Similar species: Ingham Bunyip, Eastern Bunyip (species complex), Dodd’s Bunyip. database record
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