Signal Fly
Moth Fly
Profile, length ~2mm, wingspan ~6mm
Signal Fly (Rivellia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Picture-winged Fly (Platystomatidae)
Species: Signal Fly (Rivellia sp)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
About 4mm long, with a copper-ish metallic body and quite stumpy legs.
But those wings

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Oct-2017
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.