Compost Fly
Female
Adelaide Hills
Compost Fly
Size, ventral, Male starting to twist
 
    
Compost Fly (Bibio imitator)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Orange Fly (Bibionidae)
Species: Compost Fly (Bibio imitator)
This Photo:     Male
Other name: Garden Maggot

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Dec-2015
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.