Arunta perulata (Guérin-Méneville, 1831)
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Distribution and seasonality:
Occupies the eastern coastal belt
from the southern Torres Strait
Islands in Queensland south to
Narooma in New South Wales.
The first adults emerge in
November and may persist until
Great Keppel Island, Noosa,
Nudgee Beach, Cabarita Beach.
Coastal dune, headland and
island vegetation. Occasionally
found in mangroves at the
western margin of the tidal zone.
Calling song and behaviour:
A strong, continuous, motor-like
rattle, sung sporadically during
the day and most prominently at
dusk. Adults sit on the upper
branches of banksias, she-oaks,
mangroves and other trees.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent