Green Mallee Cicada Pictila occidentalis (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Species number (TNS): 212. Fore wing length: 19–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Western Australia from near Northam northeast to near Coolgardie and southwest to near Salmon Gums. Adults occur from October to January. Notable localities: Peak Charles National Park. Habitat: Mallee woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A vigorous buzzing call, or a series of short chirps in-between bouts of buzzing. Adults sit on the stems of mallee eucalypts and large shrubs. Similar species: A distinctive cicada; check genus Ewartia.
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