Large Rusty Bullet (species complex) Tryella rubra (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Male
Previously referred to as Abricta rubra. Species number (TNS):        534, 545. Fore wing length:               24–30 mm. Distribution and seasonality:  Throughout much of the northern third of the Northern Territory and adjacent areas in the Kimberley region of north Western Australia. Adults have been observed from September to February. Notable localities:            Darwin, Mary River, Adelaide River, Victoria River, Borroloola, Broome. Habitat:                                   Riverine woodland, monsoonal woodland and parkland. Species complex includes:                         Large Rusty Bullet (TNS: 534): Throughout the range given above for the species complex with the exception of Darwin itself.                                 Darwin Rusty Bullet (TNS: 545): From Darwin east to Howard Springs and south to Berry Springs. Calling song and behaviour:    A vigorous and loud (Large Rusty Bullet) or soft and clean (Darwin Rusty Bullet) continuous hissing call. Adults sit on the main trunks, branches and stems of trees. Similar species:                 Small Rusty Bullet.
Habitat
Large Rusty Bullet
Darwin Rusty Bullet
Female
Male
Darwin Rusty Bullet
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Large Rusty Bullet