Bubble-leg March Fly
Male, Front Leg Spines
3 Spotted Black Bee Fly
S1, dorsal
Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bee Fly (Bombyliidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Orange-eared Bee Fly (Aleucosia obtusa)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Dr Chris Lambkin for confirming and Reiner Richter for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line:
This is an important record as it extends it's range from the west of Western Australia.

Copyright © 2020-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.