Tasmanian Squeaker Haemopsalta georgina Owen and Moulds, 2016
© Popple Creative Industries 2014–2024
Species number (TNS): 697, 744. Fore wing length: 20–23 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Tasmania, where it occurs from Poatina south-south-east to near Hobart. An isolated population also occurs on Mt William in the Grampians National Park, Western Victoria. Adults occur from November until January. Notable localities: Broadmarsh (G. Davis). Habitat: Cool temperate eucalypt forest. Calling song and behaviour: A deep, metallic “dit-derrrrrrr, dit- derrrrr”, repeated. Adults sit in the foliage and on branches of eucalypts. Similar species: Bark Squeaker, Clare Valley Squeaker.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent