Host Acacia pycnantha for Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Host plant Acacia pycnantha  (Golden Wattle)
Acacia pycnantha plant Kangaroo Is Acacia pycnantha f Denzel Murfet Goolwa
Adult host: Buprestidae species recorded as adults on Acacia pycnantha, displayed in reverse count order
Agrilus hypoleucus, PL0415, female, from Acacia retinodes, SL
Agrilus hypoleucus (509)
Agrilus hypoleucus, PL0544A, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania modesta, PL0542B, male, from Acacia pycnantha, SL
Diphucrania modesta (265)
Diphucrania modesta, PL1723A, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania nubeculosa, PL3150, PL0349B, male and female
Diphucrania nubeculosa (125)
Diphucrania nubeculosa, PL0373, female, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis simplex, PL3104, PL1193, female and male, from Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis simplex (87)
Melobasis simplex, PL0406, male, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis sordida, PL0629E, male, EP
Melobasis sordida (79)
Melobasis sordida, PL0629, on Acacia pycnantha, EP
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania sp. cf. tasmanica, PL0638A, PL0638D, female and male, from Acacia pycnantha, SL
Diphucrania sp. cf. tasmanica (67)
Diphucrania sp. cf. tasmanica, PL1749B, female, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis semisuturalis, PL0526D, male, from Acacia retinodes, MU
Melobasis semisuturalis (55)
Melobasis semisuturalis, PL0404, male, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania aurocyanea, PL2141B, male, from Acacia pycnantha, NL
Diphucrania aurocyanea (53)
Diphucrania aurocyanea, PL2136C, female, on Acacia pycnantha, MU
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania adusta, PL1037A, PL1037B, female and male, MU
Diphucrania adusta (25)
Diphucrania adusta, PL2940A, male, on Acacia pycnantha, MU
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania leucosticta, DAY188, DAY189, KI
Diphucrania leucosticta (17)
Diphucrania leucosticta, PL2285, male, on Acacia euthycarpa, MU
shown on Acacia euthycarpa
Diphucrania semiobscura, PL0631A, PL0631B, male, from Acacia pycnantha, EP
Diphucrania semiobscura (12)
Melobasis vittata, PL3464, male, from Allocasuarina verticillata, SL
Melobasis vittata (12)
Melobasis vittata, PL1195, male, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania parva, PL0914A, female, from Acacia pycnantha, SL
Diphucrania parva (11)
Diphucrania parva, PL0955A, female, on Acacia ligulata, MU
shown on Acacia ligulata
Agrilus assimilis assimilis, PL0628A, female, from Acacia pycnantha foliage, EP
Agrilus assimilis assimilis (9)
Agrilus assimilis assimilis, PL3450, female, on Acacia calamifolia, FR
shown on Acacia calamifolia
Melobasis nervosa, DAY41, from Acacia uncifolia, KI
Melobasis nervosa (9)
Melobasis nervosa, PL2300, on Acacia retinodes, MU
shown on Acacia retinodes
Melobasis occidentalis, PL0136, from Acacia pycnantha, SL
Melobasis occidentalis (9)
Melobasis occidentalis, PL0136, on Acacia pycnanatha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnanatha
Diphucrania rubicunda, PL0359, male, from Exocarpos sparteus, MU
Diphucrania rubicunda (8)
Diphucrania rubicunda, PL4120A, female, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SE
shown on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana
Melobasis obscurella, PL2322A, male, from Acacia spilleriana, MU
Melobasis obscurella (7)
Melobasis obscurella, PL0723, female, on Acacia pycnantha, MU
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Anilara subcostata, PL4049, male, SL
Anilara subcostata (6)
Anilara subcostata, PL4397B, male, on Pomaderris obcordata (for photo), SE
shown on Pomaderris obcordata (for photo)
Diphucrania notulata, PL3759C, female, from Acacia pycnantha, MU
Diphucrania notulata (6)
Diphucrania notulata, PL3740, male, on Acacia pycnantha, MU
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis thoracica, PL0165, from Acacia myrtifolia, SL
Melobasis thoracica (5)
Melobasis thoracica, on Acacia myrtifolia, SL
shown on Acacia myrtifolia
Anilara planifrons, PL5981, male, from Acacia pycnantha foliage, NL
Anilara planifrons (4)
Anilara planifrons, PL5981, male, on Acacia pycnantha foliage, NL
shown on Acacia pycnantha foliage
Notographus uniformis, PL5563M, female, from Acacia notabilis dead stem, EP
Notographus uniformis (4)
Notographus uniformis, PL1766A, on dead Acacia rigens, MU
shown on dead Acacia rigens
Anilara obscura, PL3180B, male, from Eucalyptus microcarpa dead foliage, SL
Anilara obscura (2)
Anilara obscura, PL3178B, female, on Eucalyptus microcarpa, SL
shown on Eucalyptus microcarpa
Diphucrania scabiosa, female and male, from Allocasuarina verticillata, PL1185 & PL1184, SL
Diphucrania scabiosa (2)
Diphucrania scabiosa, PL1182, female, on Allocasuarina verticillata, SL
shown on Allocasuarina verticillata
Anilara cf. aeraria, PL3467, male, from Allocasuarina muelleriana foliage, SL
Anilara cf. aeraria (1)
Anilara cf. aeraria, PL3773, female, on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana, SL
shown on Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp. muelleriana
Anilara longicollis, PL3141E, male, from Eucalyptus microcarpa dead foliage, SL
Anilara longicollis (1)
Anilara longicollis, PL1150F, on dead Eucalyptus microcarpa foliage, SL
shown on dead Eucalyptus microcarpa foliage
Castiarina decemmaculata, PL3996, male, MU
Castiarina decemmaculata (1)
Castiarina decemmaculata, PL0023B, female, on Leptospermum myrsinoides, SL
shown on Leptospermum myrsinoides
Diphucrania aenigma, PL0257, female, from Calytrix tetragona stem, SL
Diphucrania aenigma (1)
Diphucrania aenigma, PL1040, male, on Acacia pycnantha, NL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Diphucrania chalcophora, PL0579, PL0645, female and male, from Acacia retinodes, SL
Diphucrania chalcophora (1)
Diphucrania chalcophora, PL1014H, male, on Acacia retinodes, SL
shown on Acacia retinodes
Melobasis ordinata, BH-PL4753, male, from Acacia melanoxylon, SE
Melobasis ordinata (1)
Melobasis ordinata, PL5855, male, on Acacia pycnantha foliage, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha foliage
Melobasis sp. Dichromatic, PL0436, PL1032I, female and male
Melobasis sp. Dichromatic (1)
Melobasis sp. Dichromatic, PL2302B, male, on Acacia retinodes, MU
shown on Acacia retinodes
Melobasis viridiceps, PL1705, male, from Acacia uncifolia, KI
Melobasis viridiceps (1)
Melobasis viridiceps, PL1729, on Acacia uncifolia, SL
shown on Acacia uncifolia
Merimna atrata, PL1890
Merimna atrata (1)
Merimna atrata, PL1890
Larval host: Buprestidae species recorded breeding in Acacia pycnantha, displayed in reverse count order
Agrilus hypoleucus, PL0415, female, from Acacia retinodes, SL
Agrilus hypoleucus (104)
Agrilus hypoleucus, PL0544A, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis semisuturalis, PL0526D, male, from Acacia retinodes, MU
Melobasis semisuturalis (18)
Melobasis semisuturalis, PL0404, male, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis simplex, PL3104, PL1193, female and male, from Acacia pycnantha
Melobasis simplex (14)
Melobasis simplex, PL0406, male, on Acacia pycnantha, SL
shown on Acacia pycnantha
Neocuris fortnumi, DAY150, from Bursaria spinosa ssp. spinosa, KI
Neocuris fortnumi (9)
Neocuris fortnumi, PL2845A, female, KI
Neocuris fortnumi, PL4806A, female, reared adult, from pupa ex Acacia pycnantha dead stem, recently emerged with larval & pupal exuviae, MU
Neocuris fortnumi, PL4806A, female, reared adult, from pupa ex Acacia pycnatha dead stem, same beetle as previous fully coloured and hardened, MU