New dung beetles rolling through

11 October 2019
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

The team behind the Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineers (DBEE) project are working away as busily as their insect partners to mass‑rear their first imported species in preparation for release.

After meeting some of the toughest importation requirements in the world, CSIRO and Charles Sturt, University researchers are breeding up a Moroccan strain of the dung beetle, Onthophagus vacca.

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