Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Bubastes barkeri   Bílý & Hanlon, 2020
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Bubastini » subtribe  Bubastina
Bubastes barkeri  Distinctive features

Bronze with reddish lustre, ventral side with dense long and widened pale hairs; pronotum very convex and arched towards head, about as long as wide; elytra with weak carinae.


Appears to be only known in SA by an old Blackburn collection from Quorn cited by Bílý & Hanlon 2020.

SA Regions¹:  FR
Australian States:  SAVICNSWQLD
Southern South Australian occurrences
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
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Host plant notes

Interstate collections are strongly associated with Eucalyptus leaves.

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