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Description

This beefly had a wingspan of about 15 mm. The basal part of the wings were black and this ended in a smooth wavy line. The rest of the wings were clear. Head, thorax and abdomen were black. The abdomen had a soft velvety look and was truncated with the rear end covered with pale setae.
Spotted in a suburban garden.

Date & Time

  2015-03-04 12:56 PM

Location

-37.898139 , 145.312095 : 137.575 m

Near Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia

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  1. David Francis  Hi Leuba, Anthrax dolabratus added. An interesting species with its black and clear wings.

    Reply • 20 Mar 2015

    • Leuba Ridgway  Thank you David. I think bee flies are so interesting.

      Reply • 21 Mar 2015




NS Observation No. 550AAD41ED2A8994A900056B
Created 2015-03-19 10:04 PM (over 4 years ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2015-03-19 10:11 PM (over 4 years ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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