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 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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