Castiarina cruentata

>/2016/12/18/jewel-beetle_Castiarina_cruentata_Bunyip161218-4235.jpg|Bunyip SP, VIC
Common Name= Family= Genus=Castiarina cruentata (Kirby, 1818) Abundance &
Distribution=Moderately common in New South Wales and Victoria. Habitat= Size=around 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 Species={Castiarina supergrata} has similar marking and colors, as do some others like {Castiarina gordonburnsi}. Links=