Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Anilara sp. Rotund  
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Curidini » subtribe  Anilarina
Anilara sp. Rotund   Adult images
Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408G, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE, 4.4 × 2.2 mm Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408G, PL3408F, male, SE Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408F, male, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE, 5.1 × 2.2 mm Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408F, male, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE, 5.1 × 2.2 mm Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408G, male, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE, 4.4 × 2.2 mm Anilara sp. Rotund, PL3408G, male, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE, 4.4 × 2.2 mm
Actual
size¹:
4.8 mm
×
2.2 mm
Measurements (mm)
male
L14.8
4.4 – 5.1
n = 2
W2.2
2.2 – 2.2
n = 2
Legend  L1length from clypeus/frons to elytral apex (mean, range, sample size)
L2length from anterior of edge of eyes to elytral apex
Wmaximum width with elytra fully closed
Notes

Appears closely related to Anilara cf. aeraria (q.v.) but is much thicker and more rounded in form. It also differs by its distinctive and wider aedeagus (which nevertheless has similarities to that of A. cf. aeraria in its general form).

Distribution
SA Regions¹:  MUSE
Australian States:  SA+?
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 sp. Rotund  (total of 3 beetles)
2
1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Legend
live emerged adults, count > median value of 2 per quarter month
live emerged adults, count <= median value of 2
live non-emerged adults only, for that quarter month
12
number of active beetles for that quarter month
Adult host plants
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana21SEC
Eucalyptus leptophylla11MUM
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
C Casuarinaceae 2 67% 1
M Myrtaceae 1 33% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on flowering plant11
on plant (unspecified)21
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
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