Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Selagis viridicyanea   (Fairmaire, 1877)
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Curidini » subtribe  Curidina

Represented in SA Museum by two collections labelled merely as 'Adelaide', and a Tepper collection dated 7 Oct 1901 with an obscure label that may refer to Narrung or the Narrung Peninsula in the lower Murray Lakes.

SA Regions¹:  MUSLSE
Australian States:  SAVICNSWQLD
Southern South Australian occurrences
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
Satellite map
Terrain map
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Larval host plant
records sites SA regions¹ family adult dead
Eucalyptus sp.11SEM1
Legendrecordscount of breeding adults, pupae and larvae
sitescount of major sites (unique 10 km grid cells +/- some distinct approximate localities)
adultlive = extracted alive;   dead = extracted dead as intact or fragmentary remains;   ex billet = reared and emerged from stored sections of host;   ex pupa = reared from sampled pupa
pupaextracted pupa;   pupa ex larva = reared pupa from larva
larvaextracted larva (any stage including prepupa)
gall (only)hatched or unhatched gall identified by form and position rather than contents
Plant family
Code records % host plant taxa
M Myrtaceae 1 100% 1
Position in larval host
positionrecordssitesadult dead
Host plant notes

Breeding in Eucalyptus sp. is indicated by the Tepper collection which is annotated 'In block of mallee wood'.

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