Final species arrives for dung beetle project

May 10th, 2022

The SE Voice, Other, 10/05/2022, Eb Garamond
The third and final dung beetle species imported to Australia as part of the Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineer project is finally here but how does it differ from the other two species and what does this mean for red meat producers? The MLA-supported Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineer (DBEE) project reached a major milestone last month the arrival of a new dung beetle species, Gymnopleurus sturmi, on Australian shores. CSIRO project lead Dr Valerie Caron said there was a distinct difference between this species and the two that preceded it.

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