Dharug Squeaker Haemopsalta eximia Emery and Emery, 2021
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Species number (TNS): 650. Fore wing length: 18–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Found on ridges near the MacDonald River (Hawkesbury River catchment) northwest of Sydney, New South Wales. Adults occur from October until January. Notable localities: Wisemans Ferry (B. Smith). Habitat: Open eucalypt forest on ridges. Calling song and behaviour: A repeated “dit-it-it-derrrrrrr”, similar to Red Squeaker from the Moreton Bay islands. Males sit on the main trunks and branches of eucalypts, including Coymbia eximia. Females occur on shrubs Similar species: Tasmanian Squeaker, Clare Valley Squeaker.
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