Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand

Coastal Dune Ecosystem Reference Database

Estuaries Other Publication

Environement Southland
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Environment Southland
Two Australian species of Onthophagus Latreille, O;. granulatus Boheman and O. posticus Erichson have long been recognised as present in New Zealand. More recently attempts were made to introduce Copris incertus Say from Western Samoa and reported here for the first time are records of Epirinus aeneus Wied., from the Cape region of South Africa, apparently established near Christchurch. A key to the New Zealand genera and introduced species of Scarabaeinae is presented.
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