Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Chrysobothris mastersii   Macleay, 1872
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Chrysobothrini » subtribe  Chrysobothrina
Actual
size¹:
17.6 mm
×
7.0 mm
Measurements (mm)
female
L117.6
n = 1
L217.6
n = 1
W7.0
n = 1
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:  LE
Australian States:  WASAVICNSWQLD
South Australia distribution
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
Satellite map
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Chrysobothris mastersii Breeding record images
Chrysobothris mastersii, PL4785x, pupa, in Acacia stenobotrya (PJL 3498) dead branch, LE, photo by Alice Smith, leg. P.J. Lang Chrysobothris mastersii, PL4785, female, reared adult, from Acacia stenobotrya (PJL 3498) dead branch as pupa, LE, but died during ecdysis, 17.6 × 7.0 mm Chrysobothris mastersii, PL4785, female, reared adult, from Acacia stenobotrya (PJL 3498) dead branch as pupa, LE, but died during ecdysis, 17.6 × 7.0 mm Chrysobothris mastersii, PL4785, female, reared adult, LE, showing relatively small projection on fore femur, 17.6 × 7.0 mm Chrysobothris mastersii, PL4785, female, reared adult, LE, showing relatively small projection on fore femur, 17.6 × 7.0 mm
Larval host plant
records sites SA regions¹ family adult ex pupa
Acacia stenophylla11LEF1
Legendrecordscount of breeding adults, pupae and larvae
sitescount of major sites (unique 10 km grid cells +/- some distinct approximate localities)
adultlive = extracted alive;   dead = extracted dead as intact or fragmentary remains;   ex billet = reared and emerged from stored sections of host;   ex pupa = reared from sampled pupa
pupaextracted pupa;   pupa ex larva = reared pupa from larva
larvaextracted larva (any stage including prepupa)
gall (only)hatched or unhatched gall identified by form and position rather than contents
Plant family
Code records % host plant taxa
F Fabaceae 1 100% 1
Position in larval host
positionrecordssitesadult ex pupa
dead stem111
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.