Sandstone Tree-buzzer Nanopsalta sp. (cf. basalis)
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Male
Species number (TNS): 274. Fore wing length: 13–15 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Inland Queensland, from the White Mountains south to Carnarvon National Park and east to Mt Walsh, with an isolated population near Laura. Adults are present from November to January. Notable localities: Carnarvon National Park. Habitat: Eucalypt forest and woodland, usually on sandstone escarpments. Calling song and behaviour: A short buzz followed by a series of rapidly emitted chirps, often repeated. Adults sit on the upper branches of eucalypts and acacias. Similar species: This species has some convergent similarities with species of the genus Myopsalta.
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