Geotrupes spiniger

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Geotrupes spiniger Male
Geotrupes spiniger
Details
Genus
Geotrupes
Length
20–25 mm
Colour
shiny black with metallic blue/ purplish underside
Horns
none
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
early spring to early winter
Distribution

TAS, VIC, southest and northeast NSW

Similar Species

Unlikely to be confused with any other species of dung beetle found in Australia.


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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Note: The zoom level is restricted and GPS coordinates rounded to protect the privacy and security of monitoring locations.