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Dasygnathus trituberculatus

5 Rhinoceros beetle at Bundanoon, NSW

Dasygnathus trituberculatus at Bundanoon, NSW - 12 Feb 2023
Dasygnathus trituberculatus at Bundanoon, NSW - 12 Feb 2023
Dasygnathus trituberculatus at Bundanoon, NSW - 12 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Dasygnathus trituberculatus 13 Feb 2023 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 13 Feb 2023 Boobook38

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User's notes

This looks suspiciously like the Asiatic Rhinocerous Beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros), a serious pest of palm trees. There is no entry for this on Nature Map.

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Nearby sightings

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Deinopis subrufa (Rufous net casting spider) at Bundanoon, NSW - 17 Mar 2023 by Boobook38 Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Bundanoon, NSW - 26 Feb 2023 by Boobook38 Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Bundanoon, NSW - 7 Jan 2020 by Boobook38
Deinopis subrufa (Rufous net casting spider) at Bundanoon, NSW - 17 Mar 2023 by Boobook38
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Bundanoon, NSW - 26 Feb 2023 by Boobook38
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Bundanoon, NSW - 7 Jan 2020 by Boobook38

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Feb 2023 08:37 PM Recorded on
  • Boobook38 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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