Zipping Ambertail Yoyetta repetens Emery, Emery and Popple, 2015
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta tristrigata. Species number (TNS): 482. Fore wing length: 21–26 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Populations occur between Western Sydney and Goulburn in central New South Wales. An isolated population has also been found in the Mogo area in southern New South Wales. Adults occur from November to January. Notable localities: Mogo (C. Schipp), Bass Hill, Goulburn. Habitat: Eucalypt woodland, including roadside remnants and parkland. Calling song and behaviour: A strident "ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP...", similar to Silver Princess but lower pitched and emitted at a slower rate. Males call whilst stationary. Adults occur on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts, including Grey Box (Eucalyptus moluccana). Similar species: Western Sydney Ambertail, Silver Princess. database record
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