Round March Fly
Male, Wing Venation
Round March Fly
Male, Antenna
Round March Fly (Dasybasis circumdata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Deer Fly (Tabanidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Round March Fly (Dasybasis circumdata)
This Photo:     🔍Male, Eye Split🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~14.5mm long. Very short-hairy eyes, which is very difficult to see. They eye cells are also different sizes, making them look like they split in two. Larger above, smaller under.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.