Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Castiarina cf. parallelipennis  
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Castiarina  species group: trifasciata
Castiarina cf. parallelipennis   Adult images
Castiarina cf. parallelipennis, PL2330, female, from Hakea leucoptera ssp. leucoptera, LE, 17.3 × 6.5 mm
17.3 mm
6.5 mm
Measurements (mm)
n = 1
n = 1
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

The placement of this entity in the C. trifasciata species group and the closeness of its relationship to C. parallelipennis (Obenberger, 1934) is uncertain. A Lycid beetle mimic. (Notes about this mimicry series are provided under Castiarina erythroptera.)

SA Regions¹:  NW?LE
Australian States:  NTSA+QLD?
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 Castiarina cf. parallelipennis  (total of 1 beetles)
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
live emerged adults, count > median value of 1 per quarter month
live emerged adults, count <= median value of 1
live non-emerged adults only, for that quarter month
number of active beetles for that quarter month
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.