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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Castiarina 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

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Castiarina dimidiata 8 Jan 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 4 Jan 2018 JackieMiles

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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Nearby Sightings

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Microtis rara (Scented Onion Orchid) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 Stylidium montanum (Alpine Triggerplant) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 SALTICIDAE (TBC) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 LAGRIINI (tribe) (Lagriine darkling beetle) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 Hydrocotyle algida (Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 24 Mar 2018 Asperula gunnii (mountain Woodruff) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Epacris paludosa (Alpine heath) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Oreomyrrhis ciliata (Bog Carraway) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. alpinus (Alpine Buttons) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Gentianella cunninghamii subsp. cunninghamii (Cunningham's Snow-gentian) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Empodisma minus (Spreading Rope rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Scirpus polystachyus (Large-head Club-rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Dichelachne inaequiglumis (Loose Plume-grass) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Juncus falcatus (Sickle -leaf Rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Utricularia dichotoma (Fairies Aprons) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Senecio distalilobatus (Distal-lobe Fireweed) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Cotula alpina (Alpine Cotula) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Hydrocotyle pterocarpa (Wing Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (A Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Stylidium montanum (Alpine Triggerplant) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Hypericum japonicum (Matted St John's Wort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Veronica subtilis (Slender Speedwell) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Myrmecia pilosula (Hopper Ant, Jumper Ant Or Jumping Jack) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018 Ranunculus pimpinellifolius (Bog Buttercup) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 12 Dec 2017 Hookerochloa hookeriana (Hooker's Fescue) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 16 Mar 2017 Hookerochloa eriopoda (Snow Fescue) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Microtis rara (Scented Onion Orchid) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
Stylidium montanum (Alpine Triggerplant) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
SALTICIDAE (TBC) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
LAGRIINI (tribe) (Lagriine darkling beetle) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 3 Feb 2019
Hydrocotyle algida (Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 24 Mar 2018
Asperula gunnii (mountain Woodruff) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Epacris paludosa (Alpine heath) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Oreomyrrhis ciliata (Bog Carraway) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. alpinus (Alpine Buttons) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Gentianella cunninghamii subsp. cunninghamii (Cunningham's Snow-gentian) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Empodisma minus (Spreading Rope rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Scirpus polystachyus (Large-head Club-rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Dichelachne inaequiglumis (Loose Plume-grass) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Juncus falcatus (Sickle -leaf Rush) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 22 Feb 2018
Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairies Aprons) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Senecio distalilobatus (Distal-lobe Fireweed) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Cotula alpina (Alpine Cotula) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Hydrocotyle pterocarpa (Wing Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (A Pennywort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Stylidium montanum (Alpine Triggerplant) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Hypericum japonicum (Matted St John's Wort) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Veronica subtilis (Slender Speedwell) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Myrmecia pilosula (Hopper Ant, Jumper Ant Or Jumping Jack) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018
Ranunculus pimpinellifolius (Bog Buttercup) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 12 Dec 2017
Hookerochloa hookeriana (Hooker's Fescue) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Hookerochloa eriopoda (Snow Fescue) at Tantawangalo, NSW - 14 Mar 2017

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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