Bubas bubalus

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Bubas bubalus Male
Bubas bubalus Female
Details
Genus
Bubas
Length
13–22 mm
Colour
shiny black
Horns
male has large curved horn on both sides of head, female has small bump between eyes
Flight time
night
Yearly Activity
late winter–midsummer
Minor male/female
smaller horns
Distribution

not yet established

Similar Species

Horns on B. bubalus males are quite different from those of B. bison males. Also, female B. bubalus have a broken ridge on pronotum, which is entire in B. bison females.

Recently introduced species


Presence in Australia

BELOW: Hover over each NRM (Nation Resource Management) region to view typical seasons the species is known to be active.

 
 

Note: Data is based on some recognised sources in the Atlas of Living Australia.


DBEE project species sightings

Map includes sightings that were reported during the DBEE project only.
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