Flower-loving Fly
Female, ventral, ~25mm
Brown Flower-loving Fly
Female, dorsal
Banded Flower-loving Fly (Apiocera sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Flower-loving Fly (Apioceridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Banded Flower-loving Fly (Apiocera sp ES01)
This Photo:     Female, posterior

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A different species to the large one above, noted by the dark bands on the abdomen. But there's not enough detail in the photo to ever be able to get species name.

Copyright © 2015-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Dec-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.