Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Neocuris sp. Subulate aedeagus  
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Curidini » subtribe  Neocurina
Actual
size¹:
4.6 mm
×
2.1 mm
Measurements (mm)
male
L14.6
n = 1
L24.4
n = 1
W2.0
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:  MU+?
Australian States:  SA+?
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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Lure affinity
colour beetles sites SA regions¹
bright green11SE
Neocuris sp. Subulate aedeagus Breeding record images
Neocuris sp. Subulate aedeagus, PL4637, male, reared adult, in Ozothamnus retusus, MU, 4.6 × 2.1 mm Neocuris sp. Subulate aedeagus, PL4637, male, reared adult, from Ozothamnus retusus, MU, 4.6 × 2.1 mm Neocuris sp. Subulate aedeagus, PL4637, male, reared adult, from Ozothamnus retusus, MU, 4.6 × 2.1 mm
Larval host plant
individuals sites SA regions¹ family adult ex pupapupa
Ozothamnus retusus21MUA11
Legendindividualscount 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 individuals % host plant taxa
A Asteraceae 2 100% 1
Position in larval host
positionindividualssitesadult ex pupapupa
stem2111
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.