Flinders Squawker Pauropsalta castanea Goding and Froggatt, 1904
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Species number (TNS): 378. Fore wing length: 20–25 mm. Distribution and seasonality: From Yardaparinna Creek in Northern South Australia (ANIC) south-east to the Flinders Ranges and the northern parts of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia and east to Fowlers Gap (ANIC) and Wilcannia in western New South Wales, and Mildura in Victoria . Adults can be found from October to February. Notable localities: Black Hill (Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Inc.), Parachilna Gorge, Orroroo, Hawker, Broken Hill. Habitat: This species is generally associated with eucalypt woodland growing along watercourses and valleys, particularly River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis). Calling song and behaviour: Drawn-out, loud and low pitched "zeeeeeep" phrases. Each phrase lasts a few seconds. Males call from the main trunks of eucalypts and often sing in unison. Similar species: Alarm Clock Squawker, Mallee Squawker.
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