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Black Prince Psaltoda plaga

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Date

March 25, 2020 04:05 PM AEDT

Description

Power of "Flower Power" with 6 male BPs singing in the carpark'sscrubby liquid ambers. RHS one is two-thirds up the dead branch (bum to camera)

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Date

March 14, 2018 10:17 AM AEDT

Description

Small 14mm body length, found nr Wanaaring by J.Howard

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Black Prince Psaltoda plaga

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Date

February 19, 2020 08:53 AM AEDT

Description

The female black princes are still emerging

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Paperbark Cicada Telmapsalta hackeri

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Date

January 20, 2020 12:59 PM AEDT

Description

Sunburned paperbark cicada- pretty dead and dried!

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Black Prince Psaltoda plaga

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Date

January 31, 2020 08:53 AM AEDT

Description

Black prince female. emerging as they do, after males who are in full singing mode

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Zipping Ambertail Yoyetta repetens

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Date

January 24, 2020 08:07 PM AEDT

Description

Evasive male in the heat. Y humphreyae there as well

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Brown Heath-Buzzer Drymopsalta daemeli

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January 19, 2020 01:40 PM AEDT

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Red Ringer Yoyetta regalis

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January 19, 2020 01:38 PM AEDT

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Varied Ambertail Yoyetta humphreyae

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Date

January 19, 2020 01:41 PM AEDT

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Date

January 13, 2020 09:25 PM AEDT

Description

New Yoyetta species 784 with song close to Y.subalpina and Y.verrens. These sing in small clusters with long periods of silence in between

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Victorian Firetail Yoyetta kershawi

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Date

January 13, 2020 09:22 PM AEDT

Description

Female Y.kershawi caught by Sam amongst the smoke haze

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Razor Grinder Henicopsaltria eydouxii

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Date

January 14, 2020 08:58 AM AEDT

Description

first time ever for this site! Freshly emerged on fence.

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Bladder Cicada Cystosoma saundersii

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Date

January 13, 2020 08:45 PM AEDT

Description

Despite the 45C days, enough bladders have survived to maintain an evening chorus.

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Date

December 29, 2019 10:08 AM AEDT

Description

New Yoyetta species (784), in the Y.verrens complex, confirmed by Lindsay, found by Sam and Tom and comes to light (thanks Kees). New species is at top (or left) compared to Yoyetta subalpina (bottom or right).

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Red-eyed Firetail Yoyetta grandis

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Date

December 30, 2019 09:21 AM AEDT

Description

Netted by Sam in the early morning when things are a bit lower and slower. Usually ticking from 30+m up the eucalypts

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Red-eyed Firetail Yoyetta grandis

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Date

December 28, 2019 10:11 PM AEDT

Description

Male found emerging by Sam; usually the easiest way to find them

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Subalpine Firetail Yoyetta subalpina

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Date

December 29, 2019

Description

seems to be plenty about. Found emerging by Sam.

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Date

December 28, 2019 08:45 PM AEDT

Description

Lots around the fishing holes.

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Subalpine Firetail Yoyetta subalpina

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Date

December 27, 2019 02:16 PM AEDT

Description

One of many at the site. Widespread around eastern Melbourne and Yarra Ranges

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Red-eyed Firetail Yoyetta grandis

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Date

December 27, 2019 01:45 PM AEDT

Description

Male colouring up. Found by Sam in populations together with Yoyetta kershawi, Y.subalpina, Y abdominalis and Y.spectabilis. Yoyetta heaven! Christmas week seems to be the time for these larger tickers to emerge in Vic. NSW ones are "on fire".

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Bladder Cicada Cystosoma saundersii

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Date

December 26, 2019 08:47 PM AEDT

Description

Bladders are still around in numbers after 3 months since first emergence

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Red-eyed Firetail Yoyetta grandis

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Date

December 24, 2019 02:49 PM AEDT

Description

Yoyetta grandis and Y subalpina are emerging on cue in the week of Christmas through eastern Melbourne. Heard at Warburton and Selby, caught at Tremont by Sam & Tom while fishing! Male emerging but with malformed wings.

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Golden Twanger Diemeniana euronotiana

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Date

December 22, 2019 03:42 PM AEDT

Description

Reddish variant common around Melbourne's east. Caught by Tom is grassy areas between the rabbits!

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Small Bassian Ambertail Yoyetta landsboroughi

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Date

December 22, 2019 03:27 PM AEDT

Description

Seems a large emergence of these in SE Melbourne. Netted by Sam when singing alone- not an observed behaviour around Sydney. Some also heard in Westerfold Park

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Southern Mountain Squeaker Atrapsalta furcilla

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Date

December 22, 2019 02:24 PM AEDT

Description

Male and female from a widespread emergence

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White Drummer Arunta perulata

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Date

December 17, 2019 03:31 PM AEDT

Description

first of the season at Rainbow Beach. Found by Michael

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Date

December 17, 2019 08:14 PM AEDT

Description

Canberra red-eyed squeaker (658); Popplepsalta nr notialis. Found by Sam & tom in westerfold Park, rather seriously extending its range

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Red Scratcher Popplepsalta rubristrigata

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Date

December 14, 2019

Description

Quite a few out through Victoria but Samantha caught this one in Westerfold Park

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Golden-haired Firetail Yoyetta abdominalis

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Date

December 10, 2019 08:55 PM AEDT

Description

A few about but weather still <20C

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Date

December 9, 2019 07:36 PM AEDT

Description

a surprise find in euronotiana country

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