Western Eremophila Cicada Simona sancta (Distant, 1913)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta sancta. Species number (TNS): 217. Fore wing length: 18–24 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from the vicinity of Cue, Western Australia. Adults are present during February. Notable localities: Cue. Habitat: Open scrubland and low shrubland. Calling song and behaviour: A rapid series of chirps, culminating into a brief buzz and followed by a sharp click. Adults sit on stems of shrubs. Similar species: Roaring Senna Cicada.
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