Castiarina bella

Castiarina bella Castiarina bifasciata Castiarina cruentata Castiarina erythroptera Stigmodera macularia
distribution map
Source: ALA

Nyora, VIC

Emerald, VIC
GenusCastiarina bella (Saunders, 1871)
Abundance &
Moderately vommon from Brisbane to Melbourne.
Sizearound 11–14mm
Description &
This is a fairly easy jewel-beetle to identify with its overall black coloration except for the two "bands" across, broken in the middle as pictured. The coloration in the rear pale areas fades from red at the edge to yellow on the inside.

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