Little Orange Bandit Pyropsalta sp. (cf. melete)
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Male
Species number (TNS): 224. Fore wing length: 19–26 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Coastal and subcoastal areas of Western Australia from around Perth south to Yeagarup and east to Porongorup. Adults are present from November to March. Notable localities: Kelmscott (D. Emery), Porongorup (Simon lab). Habitat: Open forest and woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A strident ticking call. Adults sit on stems, branches and trunks of trees, including eucalypts. Similar species: Red Bandit.
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Female