Onitis aygulus

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Onitis aygulus Male
Onitis aygulus Male
Details
Genus
Onitis
Length
20–25 mm
Colour
dark brown pronotum with cop- pery or green sheen, light brown wing covers
Horns
female has distinct bump at back of head and a ridge close to front of head
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
spring to autumn, but may be inactive in hot, dry summers
Distribution

WA, SA, VIC, NSW

Similar Species

Onitis alexis is similar but smaller and has a single curved spur on hind femur of male (unequal double spur in O. aygulus).


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

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