Compost Fly
Male, head & large eyes
3 Spotted Black Bee Fly
Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bee Fly (Bombyliidae)
Species: Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Dr Chris Lambkin for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is an important record as it extends it's range from the west of Western Australia.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.