Sandstone Squeaker (species complex) Atrapsalta collina (Ewart, 1989)
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Male
Species number (TNS): 416, 417, 616. Fore wing length: 16–19 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Temperate areas, from Chinchilla in southern Queensland south along the Great Dividing Range to the New South Wales/ Victoria border region. Adults occur from September to March. Notable localities: Leyburn, Girraween National Park, Bolivia Hill, Gibraltar Range National Park, Barrington Tops, Ebor, Castlereagh, Nimmitabel. Habitat: Open forest, open heathland and eucalypt woodland. This species complex contains: Granite Squeaker (TNS: 416). From the Chinchilla, Dalby and Leyburn districts in Queensland south through the Granite Belt to the New England area around Tenterfield. Bolivia Hill Squeaker (TNS: 616). Known only from the vicinity of Bolivia Hill in northern New South Wales. Sandstone Squeaker (TNS:417). From Dundee near Glen Innes along the ranges and subcoastally south to the New South Wales/ Victoria border. Calling song and behaviour: Gradually to rapidly emitted phrases with a strong modulation in the longer chirps, giving the call a ventriloquial quality. Adults sit on the upper branches and in foliage of eucalypts and occasionally on heath shrubs. Similar species: Black Squeaker, Southern Mountain Squeaker.
Male
Granite Squeaker
Sandstone Squeaker
Bolivia Hill Squeaker
Currently known extent
dr-pop.net database record:
Granite Squeaker
Habitat
Bolivia Hill Squeaker
Female
Female
Sandstone Squeaker