Eastern Mallee Buzzer Myopsalta riverina Popple, 2017
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Male
Species number (TNS): 677. Fore wing length: 15–16 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Presently known only from remnant mallee areas east of Goolgowi in southern New South Wales. Adults have been observed during November. Notable localities: Rankins Springs. Habitat: This species appears to be associated with mallee woodland. Calling song and behaviour: Short (1 second), high-pitched buzzing notes with even amplitude, interspersed with soft ticking. Singing occurs during periods of sunshine. Adults perch on the upper branches of mallee eucalypts. This species is wary and difficult to observe. Similar species: Black Brigalow Buzzer, Black Acacia Buzzer.
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