Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly
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Ellura
Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly
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Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly (Cuphocera sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)
Species: Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly (Cuphocera sp)
This Photo:     Head

Thank you James Lumbers for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long.
We found the live one in May, and a dead one in Sept.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Sep-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.