Desert Grass-buzzer Dipsopsalta signata (Distant, 1914)
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Male
Previously known as Pauropsalta signata. Species number (TNS): 332. Fore wing length: 13–16 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Western Australia from Cue south to near Madura. Adults may be present for a short period between September and January. Notable localities: Cue. Habitat: Open grassland. Calling song and behaviour: A sequence of brief buzzing phrases punctuated by brief clicks. Males sing sporadically throughout the day during sunny conditions. Adults sit on grass stems. Similar species: Members of the genus Mugadina.
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