Green Rutilia Fly
Big Brown Bristle Fly
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)|
|Species:||Big Brown Bristle Fly (Rutilia sp ES1)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This fly was about 16mm long (body & head).
It was very loud when in flew in near us on a hot day (over 40 deg) looking for some shade on the side of the caravan.
It sounded similar to a large wasp or big robberfly.