Scientific Name: Cicadetta hackeri

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Species documented in 1915 by Distant.


An orange coloured cicada with a forewing length of 18 to 24 mm.

Coastal Queensland and New South Wales. Found in association with Paperbark trees (Melaleuca quinquenervia).



The paperbark cicada is active from August to May.

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Australian Government, 2007. Australian Faunal Directory, Department of the Environment and Water Resources. Available from: < pstrVol=CICADOIDEA;pstrTaxa=231;pstrChecklistMode=2> [Accessed 14 February 2007]

Popple, Lindsay. 31 Jan 2006. Australian cicadas: The cicadas of central eastern Australia, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland. Available from: <> [Accessed 14 February 2007]