Herveys Range Squawker
Pauropsalta herveyensis Owen and Moulds, 2016
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Species number (TNS):
Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
Known only from Herveys Range west of
Townsville. Adults occur fduring January.
Calling song and behaviour:
Has two components. The first
component consists of a long buzz. The
second component contains a series of
chirps, emitted at a moderately rapid rate.
Calling males generally occur on the main
trunks or upper branches of eucalypts.
They call during warm, sunny conditions.
Tropical Orange Squawker, Dusty
Squawker, Fairy Dust Squawker,
Currently known extent
dr-pop.net database record:
Fairy Dust Squawker