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Found everywhere in summer. Male sings incessantly during the day, changing tone of song or stopping altogether when threatened. When fully developed, nymph emerges from soil, it climbs a stem, undergoes internal changes and moults into adult phase. Empty nymph skin often seen attached to stems in early summer. Very common in Malta.


Werzieq ta’ Bi Nhar Body 25mm, 44mm up to the tips of the folded wings.




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