Superb Grass-ticker Mugadina superba Ewart and Moulds, 2021
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Male
Species number (TNS): 316. Fore wing length: 16–20 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Occurs throughout the Mitchell Grasslands of inland Queensland from near St George north-west to Camooweal and north to Clarke River near Charters Towers. Adults have been observed from November to May. Notable localities: St George (Simon lab), Longreach, Blackall. Habitat: Open grassland. Calling song and behaviour: A loud ticking call, with similar structure to Yellow Grass-ticker, but generally slower. Adults sit on the stems of grasses and will often take flight if approached. Similar species: Grass Faerie.
dr-pop.net database record
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Recording provided by A. Ewart