Compost Fly
Male, head & large eyes
Ellura
3 Spotted Black Bee Fly
 
      
Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bee Fly (Bombyliidae)
Species: Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Dr Chris Lambkin for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is an important record as it extends it's range from the west of Western Australia.

Copyright © 2020- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.