Subtropical Red-eyed Squeaker Popplepsalta subtropica (Popple, 2013)
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Species number (TNS): 440. Fore wing length: 15–18 mm. Distribution and seasonality: Subtropical Queensland from near Herveys Range west of Townsville and the White Mountains south to near Mundubbera in inland Queensland. Adults occur during November and December. Notable localities: Auburn River via Mundubbera, Blackdown Tableland. Habitat: Usually found on ironbark and box eucalypts growing in sandy soils. Calling song and behaviour: A fast maraca-like call, with alternating long and short chirps. Adults sit in the foliage and on the upper branches of eucalypts. Similar species: Hughenden Red-eyed Squeaker. database record
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