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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Castiarina deyrollei

4 A jewel beetle at Paddys River, ACT

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Castiarina deyrollei at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2019
Castiarina deyrollei at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2019
Castiarina deyrollei at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2019
Castiarina deyrollei at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2019
Castiarina deyrollei at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2019

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Castiarina deyrollei 16 Jan 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Castiarina deyrollei 14 Jan 2020 Harrisi

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2 comments

   14 Jan 2020
What a cool thing!
Harrisi wrote:
   14 Jan 2020
Indeed Aaron, and there is a nice little story behind it too; that's why I added 5th pic. This was taken on 30DEC19, I got the slightest glimpse (and a very quick pic) before it flew away! One week later i returned, and there it was, on exactly the same shrub! :)

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • Leptospermum sp. Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 30 Dec 2019 Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

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