Clicking Ambertail Yoyetta robertsonae Moulds, Popple and Emery, 2020
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Male
Species number (TNS): 485. Fore wing length: 26–35 mm. Distribution and seasonality: West of the Great Dividing Range, from Barrington Tops in New South Wales south through the Australian Capital Territory to near Melbourne in Victoria. Notable localities: Clandulla State Forest, Canberra, Cooma. Habitat: Cool temperate eucalypt woodland and open forest. Calling song and behaviour: Sets of three ticks, emitted at a fairly even pace and interspersed with low-pitched "zeep-zeep" phrases that give the song a ventriloquial quality. Males call whilst stationary. Adults sit on the upper branches and stems of eucalypts. Similar species: Wavering Firetail, Fiery Ambertail.
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