Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Castiarina castelnaudi   (Saunders, 1869)
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Castiarina  species group: cyanipes
Castiarina castelnaudi   Adult images
Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, DAY105, from Eucalyptus rugosa, KI, 17.7 × 7.2 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, DAY132, female, on Eucalyptus rugosa, KI, 19.2 × 7.9 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, DAY132, female, on Eucalyptus rugosa, KI, 19.2 × 7.9 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, PL2640, on Eucalyptus oleosa, EP Castiarina castelnaudi, PL2640, on Eucalyptus oleosa, EP Castiarina castelnaudi, PL2640, on Eucalyptus oleosa, EP Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm Castiarina castelnaudi, PL0837, male, on Grevillea pterosperma, EP, 16.9 × 7.0 mm
Actual
size¹:
16.8 mm
×
6.9 mm
Measurements (mm)
malefemale
L116.1
15.4 – 16.9
n = 217.3
16.2 – 19.2
n = 3
L216.0
15.8 – 16.1
n = 2
W6.6
6.2 – 7
n = 27.1
6.6 – 7.9
n = 3
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
Distribution
SA Regions¹:  EPMUSLKISE
Australian States:  WASAVIC
Southern South Australia distribution
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
Satellite map
Terrain map
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Adult activity records for Castiarina castelnaudi  (total of 14 beetles)
1 2
1 4 2
2 1
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
Eucalyptus rugosa81KIM
Eucalyptus oleosa11EPM
Eucalyptus socialis11MUM
Grevillea pterosperma11EPP
Hysterobaeckea behrii11SEM
Leptospermum coriaceum11SEM
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 12 92% 5
P Proteaceae 1 8% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on flower(s)33
on flowering plant92
on plant (unspecified)11
Lure affinity
colour beetles sites SA regions¹
white22SE
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
sizeThe ellipse is the correct size when printed, indicative on a desktop screen, and likely to be wrong on a mobile device.