Mangrove Drummer Arunta interclusa (Walker, 1858)
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Species number (TNS): 010. Fore wing length: 35–43 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Coastally south from Cooktown in Queensland to Urunga in northern New South Wales. Adults appear in November and populations may persist until May. Notable localities: Cairns airport, Curtis Island, Sandstone Point, Nudgee Beach. Habitat: Coastal mangroves in the tidal zone. Females may be found in coastal dune vegetation outside of the tidal zone. Calling song and behaviour: A distinctive, far carrying rattle. Adults sit on the upper branches of mangroves. Similar species: White Drummer.
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