Taurella froggatti (Distant, 1907)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta
Species number (TNS):
Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
North Queensland from Cape York south
to Tully and Georgetown. Adults occur
from December to February.
Weipa, Kamerunga, Innot Hot Springs.
Grassland and grassy woodland, often in
the vicinity of water.
Calling song and behaviour:
A high-pitched call with a long buzzing
section that is later broken up into a
rapidly emitted series of pulses. Adults sit
on the stems of grasses.
None; a distinctive species.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent
Recording provided by A. Ewart