Tiny Stiletto Fly
Orange Banded Stiletto Fly
S2, dorsal
Orange Banded Stiletto Fly (Therevidae sp ES03)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Stiletto Fly (Therevidae)
Species: Orange Banded Stiletto Fly (Therevidae sp ES03)
This Photo:     S1, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~10mm long, ~13mm wingspan. We thought this was a Taenogerella schlingeri but have found Shaun Winterton's paper and need to review it to check our id's of these.An exceptionally long body compared to the wingspan.
Two found on the same night in November

Copyright © 2018-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Nov-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.