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Xylotrupes ulysses australicus

1 Rhinoceros Beetle at suppressed

Xylotrupes ulysses australicus at suppressed - 7 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Xylotrupes ulysses australicus 10 Jan 2021 michaelb
Xylotrupes ulysses australicus 10 Jan 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 7 Jan 2021 MargM

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Author's notes

Here is the remains of rhino beetles eaten by crows at Peregian Beach. They have removed the heads and then eaten the contents and eaten the abdomen. Total of 7 beetles and 6 crows. A real murder of crows.

2 comments

   10 Jan 2021
Awesome sighting (but quite sad!).
michaelb wrote:
   10 Jan 2021
I tried to suggest Xylotrupes ulysses australicus, Rhinoceros Beetle, but I got an error and the suggestion failed.
See:- https://noosa.naturemapr.org/species/39260

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 7 Jan 2021 01:50 PM Recorded on
  • MargM Recorded by

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