Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Anilara adelaidae   (Hope, 1846)
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Curidini » subtribe  Anilarina
Anilara adelaidae  Distinctive features

Similar to Anilara planifrons, but generally larger and with a frontal sulcus (medial groove on upper frons).

Notes

This species was described by Hope 1846b as Anthaxia adelaidae with the comment 'inhabits Adelaide'. The SA Museum has an early specimen from Adelaide with a determination that is probably by Blackburn.

Distribution
SA Regions¹:  SL+?
Australian States:  WASAVICNSW
Southern South Australia distribution
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
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Adult activity records for Anilara adelaidae  (total of 2 beetles)
1
1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Legend
live emerged adults, count > median value of 1 per quarter month
live emerged adults, count <= median value of 1
live non-emerged adults only, for that quarter month
12
number of active beetles for that quarter month
Adult host plant
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
Leptospermum sp.11SLM
Legendbeetlescount of beetles collected from, or sighted on, host plant taxon
sitescount of major sites (unique 10 km grid cells +/- some distinct approximate localities)
Plant family
Code beetles % host plant taxa
M Myrtaceae 1 100% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on plant (unspecified)11
¹ LegendregionsSA State Herbarium regions (map)
EA: Eastern, EP: Eyre Peninsula, FR: Flinders Ranges, GT: Gairdner-Torrens, KI: Kangaroo Island, LE: Lake Eyre, MU: Murray, NL: Northern Lofty, NU: Nullarbor, NW: North-Western, SE: South-Eastern, SL: Southern Lofty, YP: Yorke Peninsula