BeetleCastiarina dimidiata

Dimidiata jewel beetle at Tantawangalo, NSW

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Castiarina dimidiata at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Castiarina dimidiata at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Castiarina dimidiata at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018

Identification history

Beetle Castiarina dimidiata 8 Jan 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 4 Jan 2018 JackieMilesUltra Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Looks like a Castiarina species, but I couldn't find any with exactly that pattern. In montane bog at 930m elevation.

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   8 Jan 2018
A cool-climate species; on the mainland it is found only in montane areas, although in Tasmania it occurs at lower elevations.

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