Canberra Red-eyed Squeaker Popplepsalta sp. (cf. notialis)
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Male
Species number (TNS): 688. Fore wing length: 15–18 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Found patchily throughout the Australian Capital Territory and also in Victoria, northwest of Melbourne and in the Grampians National Park. Adults occur from November and January. Notable localities: Yarralumla, Diggers Rest (Simon lab), Halls Gap (Simon lab). Habitat: Populations occur in eucalypt woodland. Calling song and behaviour: A ratchety call with distinctive buzzing, rattling and lilting components. Adults occur in the foliage of eucalypts and shrubs. Similar species: Mimic Squeaker, Inland Sprinkler Squeaker.
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