Tiger Cherrynose Macrotristria godingi Distant, 1907
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Other name(s): Tiger Prince. Species number (TNS): 058. Fore wing length: 46–58 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Northern Queensland from the McLeod River south to about Charters Towers, inland to the Gilbert River near Georgetown and east to Townsville and Bowen. Adults occur from November to January. Notable localities: Mareeba, Speewah, Charters Towers, Bowen. Habitat: Tropical eucalypt woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A loud, raucous, rumbling whine, with a continuous burst, followed by a series of pulses that each last about 1.5 seconds before ending with an abrupt twang. Green Cherrynose has a near identical call. Adults occur on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts and other trees. Similar species: Green Cherrynose, Maranoa Cherrynose.
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