Coastal Whiner Macrotristria kulungura Burns, 1964
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Species number (TNS): 052. Fore wing length: 31–44 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Coastal Queensland from the islands of the Torres Strait south to Clairview Beach. Adults occur from November to May. Notable localities: Mission Beach, Abbot Point, Airlie Beach. Habitat: 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 specimens. Similar species: Little Whiner.
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