Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Castiarina rufolimbata   (Carter, 1916)
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Castiarina  species group: gibbicollis
Castiarina rufolimbata   Adult images
Castiarina rufolimbata, PL0732C, female, from Acacia sp., specimen from WA leg. A.M. Sundholm

Known in SA by two collections from Ooldea.

SA Regions¹:  NU
Australian States:  WASA
South Australian occurrences
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
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Adult activity records for Castiarina rufolimbata  (total of 2 beetles)
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
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
number of active beetles for that quarter month
Host plant notes

In WA, adults of this species have been collected from flowering Melaleuca uncinata (a species also present in SA), as well as Leptospermum and other Myrtaceae (Sundholm 2005). The specimen illustrated was found with several others on flowering Acacia.

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