Bubas bubalus- species of European dung beetle
Large beetle approx. 20 mm , introduced into Australia around 2015. There are many species of dung beetles in Australia but none of the native species can deal with cow manure. The European species
(Bubas bubalus ) are adapted to handle cow manure which we have a lot of.
''Bubas bubalus'' is a species of beetle of the subfamily Scarabaeinae within the family Scarabaeidae. It is widespread in central and northern Spain, southern France, Portugal, Gibraltar, Monaco and Italy. The species could also be found on Balearic Islands. They like temperate climate. Adults found in the manure, from October to July.