Southern Coastal Ticker Physeema labyrinthica (Walker, 1850)
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Male
Previously known as Cicadetta labyrinthica. Other name(s): Dune Ticker. Species number (TNS): 239. Fore wing length: 15–20 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Coastal areas from Port Augusta in south-east South Australia east to Wilson Promontory in Victoria. Notable localities: Aldinga Beach, Coorong National Park, Oceans Grove Beach (T. Emery). Habitat: Coastal scrub, mallee and heath. Calling song and behaviour: A strident clicking call, often produced in flight. Adults rest on the stems of trees and shrubs. Similar species: Tick-tock, Esperance Ticker, Northern Sandplain Ticker.
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