Beach Squeaker Haemopsalta aktites (Ewart, 1989)
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Male
Species number (TNS):                          402. Fore wing length:                                 14–17 mm. Distribution and seasonality:             Found from Great Keppel Island, central Queensland, south to Congo on the New South Wales coast. Adults occur from September to May. Notable localities:                         Mon Repos, Bribie Island, Nudgee Beach, Gerroa. Habitat:                                                  This species usually occurs within 50m of the beach in association with Coastal She-oak (Casuarina equisetifolia). It is sometimes also found on dune grasses and mangroves. Calling song and behaviour:                 Similar to Red Squeaker, but more drawn-out and metallic, with 1–2 distinct short chirps followed by a long note; monotonously repeated. Adults are wary and highly mobile. Similar species:                             Red Squeaker.
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