Tiny Stilletto Fly
Ventral
Ellura
Orange Banded Stilletto Fly
S2: dorsal
 
    
Orange Banded Stilletto Fly (Taenogerella schlingeri)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Stilletto Fly (Therevidae)
Species: Orange Banded Stilletto Fly (Taenogerella schlingeri)
This Photo:     S1: dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
~10mm long, ~13mm wingspan. An exceptionally long body compared to the wingspan.
Two found on the same night in November

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Nov-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.