Submitted to: The Coleopterists Bulletin
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: August 22, 2006
Publication Date: November 2, 2006
Citation: Woodley, N.E., Bellamy, C.L. 2006. BOOK REVIEW Barker, S. 2006. Castiarina Australia’s richest jewel beetle genus. v + 341 pp., 46 plates (32 color, 14 greyscale genitalia). ISBN 978 0 64256 843 4. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 60:273-274.
A new book treating all the known species of the Australian buprestid genus Castiarina is reviewed. The book contains identification keys to all known species, as well as extensive color illustrations and brief species treatments that include information of each species distribution and host plants if known.