Clicking Ambertail Yoyetta sp. (cf. tristrigata)
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Male
Species number (TNS):        485. Fore wing length:               26–35 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  West of the Great Dividing Range, from Barrington Tops in New South Wales south through the Australian Capital Territory to near Melbourne in Victoria. Notable localities:             Clandulla State Forest, Canberra, Cooma. Habitat:                                   Cool temperate eucalypt woodland and open forest. Calling song and behaviour:    Sets of three ticks, emitted at a fairly even pace and interspersed with low-pitched "zeeep-zeep" phrases that give the song a ventriloquial quality. Males call whilst stationary. Adults sit on the upper branches and stems of eucalypts. Similar species:                Wavering Firetail, Fiery Ambertail.
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