False Fruit Fly
S2, Male, Wing Venation
False Fruit Fly
S1, Female, dorsal
False Fruit Fly (Austrotephritis poenia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Fruit Fly (Tephritidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: False Fruit Fly (Austrotephritis poenia)
This Photo:     S3, Male, Head
Other name: Australian Fruit Fly

Thank you Matt Campbell & Tony Daley for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2016-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Dec-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.