Distribution: This beetle is found primarily in the south of Western Australia.
Description: This beetle is approximately 10 millimetres long.
Remarks: This beetle has been seen eating the flowers of Pericalymma ellipticum and Philotheca spicata.
These photographs were taken in September and October.
References: Identification courtesy of David Knowles.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Castiarina: Australia’s richest jewel beetle genus. Shelley Barker. 2006.
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