False Cherrynose Macrotristria maculicollis Ashton, 1914
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Species number (TNS): 061. Fore wing length: 45–52 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Inland eastern Australia from the Connors River south to Goondiwindi and east to Millmerran in Queensland and further south to the Pilliga Scrub near Narrabri in New South Wales. Adults have been observed from November to March. Notable localities: Capella, Southwood National Park, Baradine. Habitat: Brigalow-dominated communities and eucalypt woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A loud, alarm-like scream followed by a series of shrill pulses and then repeated. Adults occur on the upper branches of Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) or on box/ ironbark eucalypts. Similar species: Black Cherrynose, Cherrynose.
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