Little Orange Squawker (species complex) Pauropsalta borealis Goding and Froggatt, 1904
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Male
Species number (TNS): 660, 661. Fore wing length: 15–20 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Top End of the Northern Territory from Darwin south to Katherine. Adults occur from November to February. Notable localities: Charles Darwin National Park, Litchfield National Park, Pine Creek. Habitat: Populations occur in open eucalypt woodland. This species complex contains: Darwin Squawker (TNS: 660). Found from Darwin east to near Beatrice Hill, south to Adelaide River and west to Litchfield National Park. Pine Creek Squawker (TNS: 661). Occurs from Litchfield National Park east to Mary River National Park and south to the Katherine district. Calling song and behaviour: A simple series of low-pitched chirps (Darwin Squawker) or a cheerful rattle followed by a brief buzz and repeated (Pine Creek Squawker). Similar species: Strident Squawker.
Male
Darwin Squawker
Pine Creek Squawker
Pine Creek Squawker
Currently known extent
dr-pop.net database record:
Darwin Squawker
Habitat