Mimic Squeaker Popplepsalta kobongoides (Popple, 2013)
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Species number (TNS): 443. Fore wing length: 15–18 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Temperate areas west of the Great Dividing Range from near Augathella in Queensland south to Wagga Wagga in New South Wales. Adults occur from October to January. Notable localities: St George, Pilliga, Grenfell, Mount Hope. Habitat: Typically associated with box and ironbark eucalypts growing on flats in loamy soils. Adults have also been found on Sally Wattle (Acacia salicina). Calling song and behaviour: A complex call, with a long, coarse rattle followed by a distinctly higher pitched whine. The whine may then be followed by another rattle sequence or it may be succeeded by a series of alternating long and short rattle aggregations. Adult perch on the upper branches and in foliage of trees. Similar species: Static Squeaker, Southern Red-eyed Squeaker, Retro Squeaker, Canberra Red-eyed Squeaker.
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