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Jewel beetle - Castiarina adelaidae Nectaring on Kunzea flowers Australia,Castiarina adelaidae,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Jewel beetle - Castiarina adelaidae

Nectaring on Kunzea flowers

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  1. Lovely flora and fauna macro Ernst. Great to see the beetle in action feeding. (Could these flowers be Kunzea, I don't think Leptospermum). Posted 16 days ago

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Castiarina adelaidae is a jewel beetle in the family Buprestidae. They are part of one of the largest genera of beetles in Australia.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Nov 21, 2021. Captured Nov 18, 2021 11:41 in 9F9X+CQ Waitpinga SA, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO400
  • 89mm