Callitris Clicker Kobonga sp. (cf. apicata)
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Species number (TNS): 169. Fore wing length: 25–30 mm. Distribution and seasonality: From Duaringa south-east to near Millmerran in Queensland, further south to near Wyalong in central New South Wales and west to Parachilna in South Australia. Adults occur from October to February. Notable localities: Miles, Charleville (A. Ewart), Euabalong West. Habitat: Semi-arid woodlands and scrublands, particularly those dominated by Callitris sp. or Mulga (Acacia aneura). Calling song and behaviour: Double-clicks or triple clicks emitted irregularly throughout most of the day and more regularly at dusk. When many males are present, a series of alternating single and double clicks may be produced, especially in the hottest part of the day and at dusk. The clicks are often punctuated by soft ticking. Adults sit principally on the main trunks of trees and sometimes shrubs. Similar species: Western Clicker.
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