Bubble-leg March Fly
Male, Front Leg Spines
Orange-eared Bee Fly
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||March Fly (Bibionidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Bubble-leg March Fly (Dilophus sp ES02)|
|This Photo:||Male, Front Leg Spines|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The spines on the front tibia & the swollen rear tarsi are diagnostic, as are the number of segments on the antennae
This one landed on us as we were walking around Ellura in the early afternoon.
Found one male in April.