Wasp-mimicking Hover Fly
Ellura
Native Drone Fly
Male: Profile, In Flight
 
    
Native Drone Fly (Eristalinus punctulatus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Hover Fly (Syrphidae)
Species: Native Drone Fly (Eristalinus punctulatus)
This Photo:     Male: Front, In Flight

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Mar-2014
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.