Sighting

Val Ryland 9 Apr 2019

Fly (2) emerged from Cupmoth Pupa

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Sighted 22 Jan 2019
Harbourside, Nelly Bay Magnetic Is. Qld.

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  • James Lumbers 13 July 2019
    Austrophorocera
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Tachinidae: Austrophorocera
    James Lumbers says

    Appears to be an undescribed species of the genus Austrophorocera (female), and most closely matches a female specimen of an undescribed Austrophorocera species collected from Annan River, FNQ, in the CSIRO ANIC. Austrophorocera Townsend, 1916 may be congeneric with the Eozenilla Townsend, 1926 (according to Crosskey, 1973 "Conspectus of Australian Tachinidae"), although DNA work will be needed to better determine if this is the case. Bowerbird Observation 120673 is possibly an Eozenilla sp. (based primarily on host ID) from Victoria, which was reared from a Hyalarcta nigrescens (Psychidae) pupa.

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  • Val Ryland 9 April 2019
    Tachinidae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Tachinidae
    Val Ryland says

    Emerged from the pupal case of moth: Lamprolepida chrysochroa Limacodidae.

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