Pale Stiletto Fly
Bare-headed Stiletto Fly
Female, profile
Bare-headed Stiletto Fly (Parapsilocephala sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Stiletto Fly (Therevidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Bare-headed Stiletto Fly (Parapsilocephala sp)
This Photo:     🔍Female, dorsal🔎

Thank you Dr Shaun Winterton for identifying and Dr Martin Hauser for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line
1st Record in SA on Atlas:

~8mm long. Shaun said it's an undescribed species.

Copyright © 2020-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Nov-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.