Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Pachycisseis bicolor   (Gory & Laporte, 1839)
subfamily  Agrilinae » tribe  Coraebini » subtribe  Cisseina
Pachycisseis bicolor   Adult images
Pachycisseis bicolor, DAY185A, female, KI, 12.5 × 5.4 mm Pachycisseis bicolor, PL4021, male, SE, showing exserted elongate maxillary palps, 11.2 × 4.5 mm Pachycisseis bicolor, DAY163, KI, 9.8 × 4.0 mm
Actual
size¹:
11.3 mm
×
4.8 mm
Measurements (mm)
malefemale
L111.1
10.3 – 12
n = 1011.9
11.3 – 12.5
n = 2
L211.0
10.25 – 11.9
n = 1011.2
n = 1
W4.7
4.4 – 5.1
n = 105.1
4.8 – 5.4
n = 2
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:  EPMUYPKISE
Australian States:  WASAVICNSWQLD
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 Pachycisseis bicolor  (total of 16 beetles)
1
4
1 5 1 2
1 1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Legend
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
Lure affinity
colour beetles sites SA regions¹
white61SE
bright green32SE
yellow31SE
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.