CastiarinaCastiarina Index Castiarina andersoni Castiarina bella Castiarina crenata Castiarina decemmaculata Castiarina erythroptera Castiarina luteipennis Castiarina marginata Castiarina media Castiarina octospilota Castiarina rufipennis Castiarina scalaris Castiarina subtincta Castiarina xanthopilosa

The Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) pictured here is on the flowering Coryopsis.

Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Castiarina scalaris (Jewel Beetle) on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Suborder: Polyphaga
  • Superfamily: Buprestoidea
  • Family: Buprestidae
  • Subfamily: Buprestinae
  • Tribe: Stigmoderini
  • Subtribe: Stigmoderina
  • Genus: Castiarina
  • Species: Castiarina scalaris

Footnote & References

  1. Castiarina scalaris © Marc Newman, Flickr
  2. Many thanks for ID by Mark Hanlon, member of Australasian Beetles Only, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1180404322409639/
  3. Many thanks for confirmation of ID to Allen Sundholm, creator of Australasian Beetles Only, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1180404322409639/
  4. Castiarina scalaris (Boisduval, 1835), Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/187c157a-57bb-4eb3-b27f-127547966e63
  5. Castiarina scalaris, iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/823904-Castiarina-scalaris

CastiarinaCastiarina Index Castiarina andersoni Castiarina bella Castiarina crenata Castiarina decemmaculata Castiarina erythroptera Castiarina luteipennis Castiarina marginata Castiarina media Castiarina octospilota Castiarina rufipennis Castiarina scalaris Castiarina subtincta Castiarina xanthopilosa

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