Mount Surprise Grass-ticker Paradina sp (cf. leichardti)
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Male
Species number (TNS): 334. Fore wing length: 11–13 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known from the Mount Surprise district and west of Petford in north Queensland. Adults have been observed from January to March. Notable localities: Mount Surprise (A. Ewart). Habitat: Open grassland and grassy woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A high-frequency chirp produced approximately every 10 seconds. Males sing during sunny conditions. Adults sit on grass stems. Similar species: Black Grass-ticker.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent
Recording provided by A. Ewart