Eastern Ticker Crotopsalta fronsecetes Ewart, 2005
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Species number (TNS): 351. Fore wing length: 11–14 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Occurs in Queensland from southwest of Mackay south to Expedition Range National Park and south-east to the Queensland/ New South Wales border Region. Adults may be present from September until early January. Notable localities: Glenden (A. Ewart), Gurulmundi, Maryborough, Belmont, Boonah. Habitat: In Greater Brisbane, populations are highly localised and found in areas of Swamp Sheoak (Casuarina glauca) and also in open eucalypt forest. At Gurulmundi, populations inhabitat heathland. Calling song and behaviour: Fast, high frequency ticking, like the sound of a watch. Adults occur on the outer branches and in foliage of trees and shrubs. Similar species: Wilga Ticker, Rapid Ticker.
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