Pilbara Double Drummer Thopha hutchinsoni Moulds, 2008
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Species number (TNS): 007. Fore wing length: 47–64 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known from near Exmouth and in eastern part of the Pilbara region of central Western Australia. Adults occur during January and February. Notable localities: Exmouth. Habitat: Found in association with eucalypt woodland on small gullies and alluvial terraces, typically a mix of Eucalyptus camaldulensis and Coymbia hammersleyana. Calling song and behaviour: A loud electric whine, closely similar to the call of Thopha emmotti. Adults sit on the main trunk and upper branches of eucalypts. Colour variation: None known. Similar species: Desert Double Drummer, Northern Double Drummer.
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