Buprestidae of South Australia
( Jewel beetles )
by Peter J. Lang
Stigmodera sanguinosa   Hope, 1846
subfamily  Buprestinae » tribe  Stigmoderini » subtribe  Stigmoderina
Stigmodera sanguinosa   Adult images
Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, female, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP, 30.3 × 11.9 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, female, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP, 30.3 × 11.9 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, female, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP, 30.3 × 11.9 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL3693, male, SE, 21.8 × 8.7 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, female, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP, 30.3 × 11.9 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL1508A, female on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP, 30.3 × 11.9 mm Stigmodera sanguinosa, PL0021A, PL0021B, females, on Leptospermum coriaceum, EP
Actual
size¹:
25.8 mm
×
10.3 mm
Measurements (mm)
malefemale
L122.9
19.5 – 27.3
n = 927.8
23.8 – 30.6
n = 13
L222.5
19.1 – 26.7
n = 927.3
23.7 – 30
n = 11
W9.1
7.5 – 10.7
n = 911.0
9.3 – 11.9
n = 13
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
Distribution
SA Regions¹:  GTEPYPMUSE
Australian States:  WASAVIC
South Australian occurrences
LegendP.J.Lang collection vouchered records
other private collection or museum specimens, or sightings
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Adult activity records for Stigmodera sanguinosa  (total actual records: 101 beetles)
12
42 18 10 2
12 4 1
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Legend
9
number of active beetles, actually recorded in that quarter-month
actual count > 11 (median)
actual count <= 11 (median)
Adult host plants
beetles sites SA regions¹ family position on host plant
7115EP, MUM
115EP, SEP
Eucalyptus sp.31EPM
22EPM
22MU, SEM
11EPF
11EPM
11EPS
11EPM
Melaleuca sp.11EPM
11EPL
Legendbeetlescount of beetles collected from, or sighted on, host plant taxon
sitescount of major sites (unique 10 km grid cells +/- some distinct approximate localities)
*indicates alien (non-native) plant occurrences, either wild or planted (the species may be alien in SA, or native in parts of its SA range)
Plant names in green are hyperlinked to a matching host species page with plant photos.
Plant family
Code beetles % host plant taxa
M Myrtaceae 81 85% 6
P Proteaceae 11 12% 1
F Fabaceae 1 1% 1
L Lamiaceae 1 1% 1
S Solanaceae 1 1% 1
Position on adult host
positionbeetlessites
on flower(s)5218
on flowering plant42
on foliage or non-flowering plant22
on plant (unspecified)378
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.