Copris elphenor

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Copris elphenor Male
Copris elphenor Female
Details
Genus
Copris
Length
20–25 mm
Colour
shiny black
Horns
male has large tapered horn; female has small blunt horn. Front of pronotum of both sexes has indenta- tion and bumps
Flight time
night
Yearly Activity
spring to autumn
Distribution

QLD (Biloela)

Similar Species

Copris hispanus does not have protuberances on pronotum and female C. hispanus has a pointed horn while C. elphenor female horn is blunt. Little chance of overlap in distribution.


Presence in Australia

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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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