Large Sandplain Buzzer Myopsalta sp. (cf. chrysopedia)
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Species number (TNS): 678. Fore wing length: 17–18 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from a small area between Norseman and Kalgoorlie. Notable localities: (Near) Cave Rock. Habitat: Mallee on undulating sandy terrain. Calling song and behaviour: A distinct “urr-chip”, followed by a series of chirps, repeated many times. Males call during warm sunny conditions. Similar species: Mt Ainslie Buzzer, Black Sandplain Buzzer. database record
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