Inglewood Heath-buzzer Drymopsalta hobsoni Ewart and Popple, 2013
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Species number (TNS): 323. Fore wing length: 10–13 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Known only from a small forestry area north of Inglewood in south-eastern Queensland. Adults occur from October to December. Notable localities: Bringalily State Forest. Habitat: Heathland and open forest with an understorey of heath, where populations appear to be associated with Kunzea opposita. Calling song and behaviour: High-pitched, with a long buzz followed by a series of soft chirps. Only astute listeners with good hearing will be capable of detecting this species. Adults sit on the stems of heath shrubs. Similar species: Top End Heath-buzzer, Wallum Heath-buzzer.
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