Orange-headed Green Rutilia Fly
Female, dorsal
Large Sand Fly
Dorsal, ~11mm
Orange-headed Green Rutilia Fly (Rutilia sp ES05)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Orange-headed Green Rutilia Fly (Rutilia sp ES05)
This Photo:     🔍Female, profile🔎

Thank you Anthony Paul for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~15mm long.

Copyright © 2020-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Mar-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.