Red Mallee Creaker
Auscala flammea Emery, Emery and Hutchinson, 2020
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Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
Found in south-west Western
Australia and in South Australia
along northern Eyre Peninsula
and in the area between Port
Broughton and the Murray River
outside of Adelaide.
Tailem Bend, Kimba, Balladonia,
Calling song and behaviour:
Similar to the sound of a creaking
tree branch, though with bouts of
creaking sounds emitted more
frequently than a creaking tree.
Males call at intervals throughout
the day and at dusk. Calling
males are cryptic, wary and often
difficult to approach.
Creaking Branch Cicada.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent