Cravens Peak Ticker Crotopsalta leptotigris Ewart, 2009
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Species number (TNS): 358. Fore wing length: 10–12 mm. Distribution and seasonality: So far known only from the northeastern edge of the Simpson Desert in far western Queensland. Adults emerge after rainfall and have been observed during February. Notable localities: Cravens Peak Reserve (A. Ewart). Habitat: Open grassland. Calling song and behaviour: A high-pitched, slow, ticking call. Adults sit on grass stems and occasionally also on shrubs. Similar species: Cloncurry Ticker, Rapid Ticker.
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent
Recording provided by A. Ewart