Onthophagus sagittarius

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Onthophagus sagittarius Male
Onthophagus sagittarius Female
Details
Genus
Onthophagus
Length
10–13 mm
Colour
uniform bronze/brown, lightly speckled
Horns
two small horns at front of head (male); female has one horn at back of head and pointy lobe at front of prono- tum
Flight time
dusk and dawn
Yearly Activity
summer
Distribution

coastal QLD, NT, far northeast NSW

Similar Species

The horns distinguish this species from all other introduced dung beetles.


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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