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Red Eye Cicada

Psaltoda moerens


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.


Urban areas, forests and woodlands.

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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!

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Tasmania, Australia

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

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