Mallee Chirper Marteena rubricincta (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Species number (TNS): 174. Fore wing length: 27–35 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known from Round Hill Nature Reserve in central inland New South Wales, near Morgan in South Australia and between Southern Cross, Ravensthorpe and Salmon Gums in Western Australia. Adults occur from September to December. Notable localities: Round Hill Nature Reserve, Peak Charles National Park. Habitat: Mallee woodland. Calling song and behaviour: Simple, low-pitched chirps, emitted in a series, in quick succession. Males often sing in unison. Adults sit on the upper branches and stems of mallee eucalypts and large shrubs. Similar species: Check Murray Acacia Cicada.
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