Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Prospheres aurantiopictus   (Laporte & Gory, 1837)
subfamily  Polycestinae » tribe  Prospherini » subtribe  Prospherina

Recorded as an introduction in SA (and NT & VIC) by Hawkeswood 2006g. Mainly breeds in Hoop Pine Araucaria cunninghamii and adults sometimes emerge from milled timber of this species.

SA Regions¹:  ?
Australian States:  *NT*SA*VICNSWQLD
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