Bubble-leg March Fly
Male, dorsal
Bubble-leg March Fly
Male, Wing Venation
Bubble-leg March Fly (Dilophus sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: March Fly (Bibionidae)
Species: Bubble-leg March Fly (Dilophus sp ES02)
This Photo:     🔍Male, profile🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~5.25mm long.
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.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 12-Apr-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.