Observation 2012-11-30 05:46 PM
Tags / Aspects
A very large fly - 35mm long from wing tips (at rest) to antennae, mostly furry, large black eyes, orange antennae, black thorax with two fine yellow lines, large yellow halteres, stout vacuum-cleaner mouth part, long legs with black femurs and all yellow tibia/tarsi, dark yellow heavily veined wings with black markings, abdomen not seen as it was well covered by the wings.
Resting on suburban footpath. This one needs to be compared to the giant spider wasp for Batesian mimicry.
Date & Time
2012-11-30 05:46 PM [Melbourne]
-37.89 , 145.31 : m
|NS Observation No.||54E192E0ED2A89D990000291|
|Created||2015-02-16 05:49 PM (over 4 years ago)|
|Created By||Mark Ridgway|
|Updated||2015-02-17 05:16 PM (over 4 years ago)|
|Updated By||Mark Ridgway|
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