Atherton Squeaker Popplepsalta simplex (Popple, 2013)
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Male
Female
Species number (TNS):                          437. Fore wing length:                                 14–17 mm. Distribution and seasonality:                North-eastern Queensland from Julatten south to the Bluewater Creek Rest Area near Townsville. Adults are present in December and January. Notable localities:                          Herveys Range (G. Cocks), Atherton, Herberton. Habitat:                                                  Eucalypt woodland where adults may be found on trees, shrubs and grasses. Calling song and behaviour:                 Simple buzzing phrases of 0.5–1.00 seconds duration. Males call from the upper branches and foliage of trees and shrubs, and from grass stems. Similar species:                             Northern Red-eyed Squeaker, Ephemeral Squeaker.
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