Relictapsalta nigristriga (Goding and Froggatt, 1904)
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Species number (TNS):
Fore wing length:
Distribution and seasonality:
From Weipa, through Cooktown, Cairns
and the Atherton Tableland west to near
Chillagoe and south to beyond Townsville.
It occurs from December to April.
Populations in association with eucalypts
in dry sclerophyll forest, woodland,
savannah and rural areas. Generally an
Calling song and behaviour:
Monotonously repeated "zeeeeeep"
phrases. Each phrase lasts about 1.5
seconds. Males call from the main trunks
Tropical Orange Squawker, Fairy Dust
dr-pop.net database record
Currently known extent