Western Red-eyed Squeaker
Popplepsalta corymbiae (Popple, 2013)
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Species number (TNS):
Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
From Minilya and Beacon in Western
Australia and from Cape Crawford
south to just beyond Alice Springs in
the Northern Territory east to the
Cloncurry district and near Charleville
in western Queensland. Adults have
been recorded from November to
Minilya (Simon lab), Mount Isa (A.
Populations occur in open woodland
and sparsely timbered areas in the
arid zone. Adults can be found on
eucalypts, including Desert
Bloodwood (Corymbia terminalis) and
Ghost Gum (C. apparerinja).
Calling song and behaviour:
The call begins with a blurred series
of repeated notes and then settles
into a rapid succession of alternating
long and short chirps.
Static Squeaker, Candy Tiger-
squawker, Dark Tiger-squawker.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent
Recording provided by A. Ewart