Castiarina subcincta

Meaning of name: The name Castiarina is derived from that of Francois Louis Nompar de Castelnau. The meaning of subcincta is not known.

Distribution: This beetle occurs on the western side of the Darling Scarp, Western Australia.

Remarks: This beetle is approximately 13 millimetres long and found on Astartea scoparia.

The photographs were taken in December.

Associations: Astartea scoparia.

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

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