Onthophagus obliquus

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Onthophagus obliquus Female
Onthophagus obliquus
Details
Genus
Onthophagus
Length
14–16 mm
Colour
dark brown/greenish pronotum; wing covers light brown with black speckling
Horns
small triangular projection on pronotum (males); rounded projection in females
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
beginning of rainy sea- son
Distribution

Cooktown, QLD

Similar Species

The projection on the pronotum distinguishes this species from O. gazella, which is similar (although smaller). O. gazella also has an elliptical patch on under-side of mid– and hindlegs.


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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