Paperbark Tree-clicker Pauropsalta elgneri (Ashton, 1912)
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Species number (TNS): 381. Fore wing length: 18–24 mm. Distribution and seasonality: North Queensland, from the tip of Cape York Peninsula south to Archer River, and from Cape Flattery north of Cooktown. Adults occur from November to February. Notable localities: Heathlands, Wenlock River. Habitat: Populations occur in association with paperbark trees (Melaleuca spp.) in low- lying swampy areas and in grassy woodland. Calling song and behaviour: Rapidly emitted double-clicking with occasional triple clicks. Adults sit on the main trunks of eucalypts. Similar species: River Galloper. database record
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Recording provided by A. Ewart