Orange Banded Stilletto Fly
S2: profile
Ellura
Orange Banded Stilletto Fly
S1: Antennae
 
    
Orange Banded Stilletto Fly (Therevidae sp ES3)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Stilletto Fly (Therevidae)
Species: Orange Banded Stilletto Fly (Therevidae sp ES3)
This Photo:     S2: Wing Venation

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~10mm long, ~13mm wingspan. We thought this was a Taenogerella schlingeri but have found Shaun Winterton's paper and need to review it to check our id's of these.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.