Dark Knight Neopsaltoda crassa Distant, 1910
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Species number (TNS): 087. Fore wing length: 38–45 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Restricted to the McIlwraith Range in far northern Queensland. Adults are present from late December to January. Notable localities: McIlwraith Range. Habitat: Populations occur in mixed scrub containing vine thicket and she-oaks or paperbarks. Calling song and behaviour: A strong, rich call, with distinct pulsing components. Adults occur on the upper branches of trees. Colour variation: Specimens exhibit limited variation in colour. They may fade from olive-green to brown after death. Similar species: Silver Knight (which displays a strong wing infuscation, absent in this species).
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