Half-band Hover Fly
Half-band Hover Fly
& Friends
Half-band Hover Fly (Melangyna viridiceps)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Hover Fly (Syrphidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Half-band Hover Fly (Melangyna viridiceps)
This Photo:     In Flight

Thank you Stephen Fricker & Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and elsewhere

Copyright © 2003-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Oct-2003
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.