Distribution: This beetle has been reported from across Australia except for the Northern Territory and Tasmania.
Remarks: This beetle is approximately 13 millimetres long and we have found it in the flowers of Nuytsia floribunda and Melaleuca rhaphiophylla.
We have seen this beetle in October and December.
References: Identification courtesy of David Knowles.
Castiarina: Australia’s richest jewel beetle genus. Shelley Barker. 2006.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
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