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Dasygnathus trituberculatus

Rhinoceros beetle at suppressed

Dasygnathus trituberculatus at suppressed - 8 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Dasygnathus trituberculatus 11 Feb 2023 AlisonMilton
Dasygnathus trituberculatus 8 Feb 2023 DPRees125
Unidentified 8 Feb 2023 NathanaelC

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User's notes

Was under the soil about 8cm down a burrow. I assumed it was the burrow of a large wolf spider.

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Species information

  • Dasygnathus trituberculatus Scientific name
  • Rhinoceros beetle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Feb 2023 05:58 PM Recorded on
  • NathanaelC Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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