Punctuated Green Nose Fly
Feeding
Ellura
Punctuated Green Nose Fly
In Flight
 
                      
Punctuated Green Nose Fly (Stomorhina subapicalis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Nose Fly (Rhiniidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Punctuated Green Nose Fly (Stomorhina subapicalis)
This Photo:     Hovering
Synonym: Stomorrhina subapicalis

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
The female we captured was ~7mm, while the male ~8mm
These hover and look similar to hover flies.

Copyright © 2015-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 30-Sep-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.