Distribution: This beetle is found in the south-west of Western Australia.
Description: Males grow to approximately 14.5 millimetres. Females grow to approximately 16 millimetres.
Remarks: As far as is known, the larvae are root or stem borers.
The beetle has been seen in December and January on Astartea scoparia.
Associations: It is possible that Astartea scoparia is the host of the beetle larvae.
References: Castiarina: Australia’s richest jewel beetle genus. Shelley Barker. 2006
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