Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Bubastes leai   Carter, 1924
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Bubastini » subtribe  Bubastina
Bubastes leai  Distinctive features

Somewhat similar to B. sphaenoida in colouration but with a very convex bulbous pronotum and the apical spines small and short.


Known in SA only by the single male specimen bearing Carter's label 'S. Australia' and chosen as the lectotype by Bílý & Hanlon 2020.

SA Regions¹:  ?
Australian States:  WASA
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