Cyrioides vittigeraCommon name: striped banksia beetle

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This beetle is found in the southwest of Western Australia.

Description: This beetle is approximately 25 millimetres long.

Remarks: This beetle has been seen ovipositing (laying eggs) in the bark of Banksia attenuata.

These photographs were taken in November shortly after a small bushfire was extinguished.

Associations: Banksia attenuata.

References: Atlas of Living Australia  http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:957db6ec-2822-4b5d-a416-2eb2fee0c2d7

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