Small Scarab Fly
Ventral
Ellura
Pale Scarab Fly
Female: profile
 
    
Pale Scarab Fly (Cardiacera sp ES3)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Pyrgotid Fly (Pyrgotidae)
Species: Pale Scarab Fly (Cardiacera sp ES3)
This Photo:     Female: dorsal
Other name: Light Fly

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
~6mm long, ~15mm wingspan.
One specimen found in December.

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