Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Agrilus raphelisi   Obenberger, 1923
subfamily  Agrilinae » tribe  Agrilini » subtribe  Agrilina
Agrilus raphelisi  Distinctive features

Red-copper or red-wine coloured, pre-marginal carinula absent, perisutural elytral pubescence, anterior prosternal lobe rounded and lacking 'tooth', abdominal ventrites with two pubescent stripes on the sides (Curletti 2001). Similar to Agrilus kangaroo (q.v.).


This species is included for SA on the basis of the distribution map provided in the revision by Curletti 2001 which has a single dot in the southern Flinders Ranges area, but details of any collection are unknown.

SA Regions¹:  FR
Australian States:  SAQLD
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