Charleville Eremophila Cicada Simona retracta Ewart, Popple and Marshall, 2015
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Species number (TNS): 202. Fore wing length: 18–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from a locality near Charleville, western Queensland. Adults are present during January and February. Notable localities: (Near) Charleville (A. Ewart). Habitat: Open scrubland, typically in association with Eremophila gilesii shrubs. Calling song and behaviour: A complex rattling, chirping and spluttering call. Adults sit on stems of shrubs. Similar species: Western Eremophila Cicada, Southern Eremophila Cicada, Roaring Senna Cicada. database record
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