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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Castiarina crenata

Crenata jewel beetle at Bonython, ACT

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Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017
Castiarina crenata at Bonython, ACT - 19 Dec 2017

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Castiarina crenata 22 Dec 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 22 Dec 2017 michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014!

Author's notes

On the east side of the Murrumbidgee River, south of Pine Island.

1 comment

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
   22 Dec 2017
Jewel beetle, possibly Castiarina piliventris or Castiarina crenata. See:
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/47582/castiarina_piliventrisb1_big_desert_oct14.html
and
https://sites.google.com/site/buprestidpages/castiarina-gallery?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1

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Stackhousia monogyna at Bonython, ACT - 21 Sep 2014
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Bonython, ACT - 7 Sep 2017
Acacia dealbata at Bonython, ACT - 4 Sep 2017
Discaria pubescens at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2017
Leucopogon attenuatus at Bonython, ACT - 16 Aug 2017
Verbascum sp. at Bonython, ACT - 12 Jan 2017
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia at Bonython, ACT - 22 Feb 2015
Hakea microcarpa at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2014
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus at Bonython, ACT - 26 Sep 2014
Scleranthus diander at Bonython, ACT - 21 Sep 2014
Stackhousia monogyna at Bonython, ACT - 21 Sep 2014

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • 19 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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