Pale Scarab Fly
Female: dorsal
Pale Scarab Fly
Female: ventral
Pale Scarab Fly (Cardiacera sp ES03)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Pyrgotid Fly (Pyrgotidae)
Species: Pale Scarab Fly (Cardiacera sp ES03)
This Photo:     Female: profile
Other name: Light Fly

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~6mm long, ~15mm wingspan.
One specimen found in December.

Copyright © 2018-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Dec-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.