Large Banded Bee Fly
Ellura
Large Banded Bee Fly
 
    
Large Banded Bee Fly (Ligyra sp)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Fly (Diptera)
Family: Bee Fly (Bombyliidae)
Species: Large Banded Bee Fly (Ligyra sp)

Thank you Graeme Cocks for helping with the identification of this species

Thank you Tony Daley for helping with the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Tony said "I can see the two crossveins between the R veins, but it is not L. cingulata as the marking lacks the distinctive blotch-like extension underneath over the discal cell"

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Jan-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species