Onitis vanderkelleni

Onitis vanderkelleni
Onitis vanderkelleni Spur
15–20 mm
uniformly dark brown/black
female with small rounded bump at back of head
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
late spring to late autumn

QLD (Atherton Tablelands and Gold Coast)

Similar Species

Male has single straight spur on hind femur, distinguishing it from O. pecuarius and O. viridulus. Female has distinct round bump at back of head, distinguishing it from O. pecuarius and O. viridulus.

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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