Castiarina trifasciata

Meaning of name: The meaning of Castiarina is not known. The meaning of trifasciata is not known.

Distribution: This beetle is known from the southwest of Western Australia.

Remarks: This beetle grows to approximately 10-15 millimetres long and was found feeding on the flowers of Conospermum triplinervium.

The beetle has been seen in October on Conospermum triplinervium.

Associations: Conospermum triplinervium.

References:Identification courtesy of Allen Sundholm.

Castiarina: Australia’s richest jewel beetle genus. Shelley Barker. 2006.

Atlas of Living Australia http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:cc1e88e3-1a01-4d2f-b20e-9bbcc4d0654e

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