Macrotristria kulungura Burns, 1964
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Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
Coastal Queensland from the
islands of the Torres Strait south
to Clairview Beach. Adults occur
from November to May.
Mission Beach, Abbot Point,
Coastal dune forests, including
littoral rainforest, low shrubland
and the edges of mangroves.
Calling song and behaviour:
A loud whine with a pulsing
component, similar to Little
Whiner, but lower in pitch.
Adults sit on the upper branches
and stems of trees and shrubs.
Colour variation: Live
adults are often green, but this
typically fades to yellow in dead
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