Massive Bristle Fly
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Massive Bristle Fly
Massive Bristle Fly (Prodiaphania sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Massive Bristle Fly (Prodiaphania sp ES01)
This Photo:     Anterior

Thank you James Lumbers for confirming the id of this species for us

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 © 2017-2023 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.