Pauropsalta contigua Owen and Moulds, 2016
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Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
Western Australia, in a narrow band west
from the South Australian border to Cue.
Also known from far northern central
South Australia and from near Sherlock
(A. Stolarski) and Minnipa (Simon lab) in
southern South Australia. Adults occur
from December to March.
Madura (Simon lab), near Menzies.
Mallee eucalypt woodland.
Calling song and behaviour:
A long buzz, followed by a series of rapid
chirping phrases. Males call from the
main trunks and branches of mallee
Lively Squawker, Southwestern Bark
Squeaker, Seismic Squawker.
Currently known extent