Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Stigmodera sanguinosa   Hope, 1846
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Stigmodera sanguinosa   Adult images
Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL3693, male, SE, 21.8 × 8.7 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL0021A, PL0021B, female, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP
Actual
size¹:
27.0 mm
×
10.7 mm
Measurements (mm)
malefemale
L124.6
21.8 – 27.3
n = 227.9
25.6 – 30.6
n = 6
L224.0
21.4 – 26.7
n = 227.1
24.7 – 30
n = 4
W9.7
8.7 – 10.7
n = 211.0
9.9 – 11.7
n = 6
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:  GTEPYPMUSE
Australian States:  WASAVICNSW
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 Stigmodera sanguinosa  (total of 56 beetles)
2
36 3 2
12 1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Legend
live emerged adults, count > median value of 3 per quarter month
live emerged adults, count <= median value of 3
live non-emerged adults only, for that quarter month
12
number of active beetles for that quarter month
Adult host plants
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
Leptospermum coriaceum338EP, MUM
Grevillea pterosperma115EP, SEP
Eucalyptus yumbarrana22EPM
Acacia euthycarpa11EPF
*Chamelaucium uncinatum11EPM
Duboisia hopwoodii11EPS
Eucalyptus diversifolia ssp. diversifolia11EPM
Hysterobaeckea behrii11SEM
Westringia eremicola11EPL
Legendbeetlescount of beetles collected from, or sighted on, host plant taxon
sitescount of major sites (unique 10 km grid cells +/- some distinct approximate localities)
*indicates alien (non-native) plant occurrences, either wild or planted (the species may be alien in SA, or native in parts of its SA range)
Plant family
Code beetles % host plant taxa
M Myrtaceae 37 73% 4
P Proteaceae 11 22% 1
F Fabaceae 1 2% 1
L Lamiaceae 1 2% 1
S Solanaceae 1 2% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on flower(s)4314
on flowering plant42
on foliage or non-flowering plant22
on plant (unspecified)32
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.