Simpson Desert Grass-shaker Xeropsalta aridula Ewart, 2018
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Species number (TNS): 634. Fore wing length: 10–13 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from the eastern edge of the Simpson Desert in western Queensland. Adults have been found during February. Notable localities: Cravens Peak (A. Ewart). Habitat: Open grassland. Calling song and behaviour: A relatively low-pitched series of repeated phrases with strong structuring and a maraca-like tone. It contains a vigorous introductory component. Adults sit on grass stems and will take flight readily when approached. Similar species: Thomson River Grass-shaker. database record
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