Signal Fly
Signal Fly
Signal Fly (Rivellia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Picture-winged Fly (Platystomatidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Signal Fly (Rivellia sp)
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Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli 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
~4mm long, with a copper-ish metallic body and quite stumpy legs.
But those wings

Copyright © 2017-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Oct-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.