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Red Eye Cicada

Psaltoda moerens

Description:

The song of the male Red Eye is distinctive with two parts - a slow revving sound and a continuous call with a mild rattle. It sings at any time, and on hot days almost continuously. The Red Eye is found from southern Queensland to Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Habitat:

Urban areas, forests and woodlands.

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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Very nice and interesting information about its singing

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Nice find! Thanks for sharing RachelB!

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Dec 30, 2007
Submitted on Oct 20, 2012

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