Massive Bristle Fly
Wing
Ellura
Massive Bristle Fly
Posterior
 
      
Massive Bristle Fly (Prodiaphania sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)
Species: Massive Bristle Fly (Prodiaphania sp)
This Photo:     Face

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
About 18mm long. Very distinctive wing shape at the shoulder. Very difficult to distinguish between these and Rutilia. The wing shape is the main differentiator.

Copyright © 2017-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 30-Nov-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.