Rare Bladder Cicada
Cystopsaltria immaculata Goding and Froggatt, 1904
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Distribution and seasonality:
Known to occur at Iron Range and from
south of Cooktown to the Innisfail district
in northern Queensland. Adults may be
present from September to May, with
most records from late summer to
autumn (during the wet season).
Rainforest margins and clearings.
Calling song and behaviour:
A rattling growl produced for a short
period just after dusk. Adults occur in
rainforest vegetation and in long grass.
Specimens often fade from green to
yellow-brown after death.
Similar species: False
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent