Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Diphucrania adusta   (Barker, 2001)
subfamily  Agrilinae » tribe  Coraebini » subtribe  Cisseina
Diphucrania adusta  Distinctive features

Similar to D. cupreola in its pattern of elytral scale-hair patches and shape of the aedeagus, but differs in its more general brown coloration, smaller size, weaker scale-hair patches and scutellum without puncta.

Notes

Recorded only from SA, with the last known collection being made in 1956.

Distribution
SA Regions¹:  YPSE
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 Diphucrania adusta  (total of 1 beetles)
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 plant
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
Banksia sp.11SEP
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
P Proteaceae 1 100% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
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