Castiarina cruentata

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

Bunyip SP, VIC
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GenusCastiarina cruentata (Kirby, 1818)
Abundance &
Distribution
Moderately common in New South Wales and Victoria.
Sizearound 8mm
Description &
Identification
The dark areas of this jewel beetle have a blue sheen to them. The orange area at the front of the elytra (wing coverings) is variable and may extend to a third band.
Similar SpeciesCastiarina supergrata has similar marking and colors, as do some others like Castiarina gordonburnsi.

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