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Species number (TNS): 782. Fore wing length: 19–22 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from Adelaide and the adjacent Mt Lofty Ranges in South Australia. Adults are present in November or December. Notable localities: Hazelwood Park. Habitat: Eucalypt woodland and parkland. Calling song and behaviour: Repeated, short phrases, each with a series of six rapid chrips. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of eucalypts. Rarely observed, though known to occur in large numbers. Similar species: Red-eyed Firetail.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent
Adelaide Firetail Yoyetta aaede (Walker, 1851)
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