Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Neobubastes flavovittata   Carter, 1922
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Pterobothrini » subtribe  none
Neobubastes flavovittata   Adult images
Neobubastes flavovittata, SAMA 25-50442, male, dead on salt lake, EP, photo by Peter Lang for SA Museum, 14.3 × 5.0 mm
14.3 mm
5.0 mm
Measurements (mm)
n = 1
n = 1
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
Neobubastes flavovittata  Distinctive features

Pronotum greenish and elytra each with a large elongate lacuna (vitta) of yellowish colour.


Currently only known in SA from a dead salt lake specimen collected in 2006 near Scrubby Peak on a Waterhouse Club survey.

SA Regions¹:  EP
Australian States:  WASA
Southern South Australian occurrences
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
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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.