Onitis viridulus

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Onitis viridulus
Onitis viridulus Spur
Details
Genus
Onitis
Length
18–23 mm
Colour
dark brown/black, often with green sheen
Horns
none
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
spring to autumn
Distribution

QLD, NT, NE WA, northeast NSW

Similar Species

Can easily be confused with O. pecuarius, 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

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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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