Miena Jewel Beetle

Miena Jewel Beetle | Wallhanging by Patricia Martin | Artists for Conservation
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Miena Jewel Beetle

Wallhanging
Dimensions:
40.00cm H x 40.00cm W
Medium:
Drypoint (print, water-coloured, on archival quality art paper)
Year Completed:
2022
Subject(s):
Tasmanian-wildlife, Jewel-beetles, rare-and-endangered-species, Australian-nature, wilderness,
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Available as Ltd Edition:
Yes
Artist will donate 20% to Australian Wildlife Conservancy from sale of this work.
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$200 USD

The Miena Jewel Beetle (Castiarina insculpta) is a beautiful bright metallic blue-green colour with bright yellow patches on the grooved wing coverings ending in sharp inwardly pointing spines. The Miena Jewel Beetle is endemic to Tasmania and occurs in the the Central Plateau there., where it has been recorded in open subalpine woodland and heath above 900 m elevation where it feeds exclusively on Ozothamnus hookeri (Kerosene Bush).

Available Editions of this Artwork

Edition Info Edition Size Dimensions Edition Price
Miena Jewel Beetle (Castiarina insculpta) on Ozothamnus hookeri (Kerosene Bush). | Drypoint Print (signed/numbered) 20 40.00cm H x 40.00cm W x 0.01cm D $250.00 USD

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