Tropical Ambertail Yoyetta tristrigata (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Previously referred to as Cicadetta tristrigata. Species number (TNS): 479. Fore wing length: 20–26 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Tropical Queensland from Julatten south to near Rockhampton. Adults are present from October to April. Notable localities: Mount Molloy, Cathu State Forest (J. Moss), Marlborough. Habitat: Lush open forest, as well as adjoining parkland and gardens. Calling song and behaviour: Repeated phrases, each comprising four individuals ticks. Males produce the song whilst stationary and often in flight. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts. Similar species: Bright Treetop Ticker, River Ambertail. database record
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