Onthophagus vacca

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Onthophagus vacca Male
Onthophagus vacca female
Details
Genus
Onthophagus
Length
7–13 mm
Colour
metallic green/bronze head and pronotum, orange wing covers with speckling
Horns
male has a single horn at back of head and indentation at front of pronotum; female has two small horns on head and a projection at front of pronotum
Flight time
day
Yearly Activity
late winter to midsummer
Distribution

not yet established

Similar Species

Unlikely to be confused with any other introduced species

Recently introduced strain (Morrocan)


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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