Jewel Beetles

Variable Jewel Beetle
CastiarinaJewel Beetle I
Castiarina Jewel Beetle II
Variegate Jewel Beetle
Dysentery Jewel Beetle
Banksia Jewel Beetle
Acacia Jewel Beetle I
Acacia Jewel Beetle II
Pinto Jewel Beetle
Pea Flower Jewel Beetle
Acacia Flat-headed Jewel Beetle 


Castiarina Jewel Beetle - Castiarina sexplagiata

Family Buprestidae

This page contains information and pictures about Jewel Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 12mm
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Castiarina sexplagiata and Castiarina decemmaculata feeding on Tea-tree flowers, Leptospermum sp., Family Myrtaceae. 

1. Castiarina decemmaculata (Kirby, 1818) - Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2001.
2. Specimen Image Index - Insect Reference Collection Database - ICDB, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, 2006. 
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Last updated: April 11, 2011.