Large Mud-nesting Wasp Mimicking Fly
In flight
Long Hairy-eyed Bristle Fly
Long Hairy-eyed Bristle Fly (Chaetophthalmus sp ES2)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)
Species: Long Hairy-eyed Bristle Fly (Chaetophthalmus sp ES2)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Jun-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.