Cyrioides elateroides

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Cyrioides elateroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Buprestoidea
Family: Buprestidae
Genus: Cyrioides
Species: C.elateroides
Binomial name
Cyrioides elateroides
(Saunders) 1872

Cyrioides elateroides is a species of beetle in the family Buprestidae native to southwest Western Australia. It was described by the English entomologist Edward Saunders in 1872, the type specimen collected along the Swan River.[1][2] Saunders noted it to be similar in coloration to the related C. vittigera but had its markings were patterned differently.[3]


  1. ^ Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (9 October 2008). "Species Cyrioides elateroides (Saunders, 1872)". Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory. Canberra ACT: Australian Government. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Bellamy, C. L. (2002-01-01). Coleoptera: Buprestoidea. Csiro Publishing. ISBN 9780643069008. 
  3. ^ Saunders, Edward (1872). "Description of twenty new species of Buprestidae". Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London. 20: 239–254. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2311.1872.tb01889.x.