Onitis pecuarius

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Onitis pecuarius Male
Onitis pecuarius Leg
Details
Genus
Onitis
Length
15–20 mm
Colour
dark brown/black, sometimes with brown/pinkish sheen
Horns
none
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
late spring to autumn
Distribution

southeast QLD, eastern NSW

Similar Species

Can easily be confused with O. viridulus (p. 21), but O. viridulus may have a greenish sheen. Also, O. viridulus is found mostly in NT and QLD whereas O. pecuarius is found mainly in NSW (small overlap zone in NE NSW and SE QLD).


Presence in Australia

BELOW: Hover over each NRM (Natural 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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