Brown-winged Villa Bee Fly
Female, outside
Ellura
Brown-winged Villa Bee Fly
Male, profile
 
    
Brown-winged Villa Bee Fly (Villa sp ES2)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Fly (Diptera)
Family: Bee Fly (Bombyliidae)
Species: Brown-winged Villa Bee Fly (Villa sp ES2)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
We've heard that some insects can have different wing venation on each wing.
This is the first time we've photographed a species and seen it for ourselvs. Note the spike on the right is missing on the left.
This is probably an individual variation.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Mar-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species