Wavering Buzzer Myopsalta longicauda Popple, 2017
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Species number (TNS): 294. Fore wing length: 16–18 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Inland areas south from the Expedition Range in central Queensland south to near Stockinbingal in southern New South Wales. Adults occur from October to January. Notable localities: Possum Park (Miles), Western Creek State Forest, Glenmorgan, Pilliga State Forest, Warrumbungle National Park. Habitat: Typically associated with dry woodland, often on poor sandy soils. Calling song and behaviour: A characteristic, high-pitched, wavering buzz, repeated several times. Adults often perch fairly high on eucalypts and acacias and are quite wary. Similar species: Fence Buzzer, Black Brigalow Buzzer, Bassian Buzzer, Black Acacia Buzzer.
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