Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Castiarina amplipennis   (Saunders, 1868)
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Castiarina  species group: vicina
Notes

This species is rarely collected in South Australia. Its colouration pattern is that of a Lycid beetle mimic. (Notes about this mimicry series are provided under Castiarina erythroptera.)

Distribution
SA Regions¹:  SL
Australian States:  SAVICNSWQLD
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 Castiarina amplipennis  (total of 2 beetles)
1
1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
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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 plants
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
Eucalyptus porosa11SLM
Myrtaceae 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 2 100% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on flower(s)11
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