BuprestidaeMore Buprestidae Jewel Beetles Astraeus Calodema plebeia Castiarina Cyrioides Diadoxus Diphucrania Melobasis Merimna atrata Metaxymorpha gloriosa Stigmodera Temognatha Torresita cuprifera

The genus Diadoxus (at time of writing 1 December 2023), have 3 listed species, belonging to the Jewel Beetles family Buprestidae.

Pictured here the species Diadoxus erythrurus, known as the Small Cypress Pine Jewel Beetle.

Small Cypress Jewel Beetle (Diadoxus erythrurus) laying eggs, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Small Cypress Jewel Beetle (belonging to the Jewel Beetles family Buprestidae.) laying eggs, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Small Cypress Jewel Beetle (Diadoxus erythrurus) laying eggs, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Small Cypress Jewel Beetle (Diadoxus erythrurus) laying eggs, 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: Epistomentini
  • Subtribe: Epistomentina
  • Genus: Diadoxus
  • Species: Diadoxus erythrurus

Footnote & References

  1. Marc Newman, Flickr
  2. Diadoxus erythrurus (White, 1846), Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/106e394c-d4f9-4b77-8b92-0d241a883c00
  3. Diadoxus erythrurus, iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/626491-Diadoxus-erythrurus
  4. Lang, P.J. ([Year]). ‘Buprestidae of South Australia’ website at http://syzygium.xyz/buprestidae/taxonomy.php

BuprestidaeMore Buprestidae Jewel Beetles Astraeus Calodema plebeia Castiarina Cyrioides Diadoxus Diphucrania Melobasis Merimna atrata Metaxymorpha gloriosa Stigmodera Temognatha Torresita cuprifera

ColeopteraAmarygmus sp Anoplognathus sp Aphanestes gymnopleura Buprestidae Carphurus Cerambycidae Coleoptera (Beetles) Curculionidae Digitonthophagus gazella Dung Beetle Eretes australis Helea scaphiformis Johannica gemellata (Pandorea Leaf Beetle) Ladybirds (Beetles) Lepidiota Lucanidae Neospades sp Lycidae Omorgus Paropsine Beetle Paropsisterna sp Phorticosomus sp Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) Protaetia fusca Pterohelaeus sp Rhipiceridae Scarabaeidae Xylophilostenus octophyllus

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