Nose Fly
In Flight
Woodlouse Fly
S2, dorsal
Hovering Nose Fly (Stomorhina sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Nose Fly (Rhiniidae)
Species: Hovering Nose Fly (Stomorhina sp ES02)
This Photo:     Hovering

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
This is possibly S. discolor or S. pollinosa. It's not really possible to say until we get more detailed shots. Even then it may not be possible to get the level of detail required to see the diagnostics.

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