Southern Brigalow Blackwing Gudanga lithgowae Ewart and Popple, 2013
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Species number (TNS): 139. Fore wing length: 14–20 mm. Distribution and seasonality: The southern Brigalow Belt from Chinchilla in southern Queensland south to Trangie in central New South Wales. Adults occur from November to January. Notable localities: Glenmorgan, Southwood National Park, Goondiwindi, Nyngan. Habitat: In Queensland, Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) dominated woodland or regrowth is inhabited. In central New South Wales, a population has been found in association with Coolabah (Eucalyptus coolabah). Calling song and behaviour: A series of distinct triple chirps, with the first chirp longer than the two that follow; emitted at a slower rate than other species in the genus. Adults sit on the main trunks and upper branches of dark-barked trees. Males will cease calling and move to a different singing perch when disturbed. Similar species: Northern Brigalow Blackwing, Mulga Blackwing, Noonbah Blackwing.
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