Sighting

Reiner Richter 21 Dec 2015

Fly

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Sighted 6 Dec 2015
Thomson Dam Access Rd, Baw Baw VIC 3833, Australia

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Identifications

  • Tamara Leitch 21 December 2015
    Stomorhina
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Rhiniidae: Stomorhina
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Notes

  • Ken Walker 21 December 2015
    Tagged With thanks
    Ken Walker says

    Thanks all for communicating and helping each other. Much appreciated.

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  • Matt Campbell 21 December 2015
    Tagged With stomorhina discolor
    Matt Campbell says

    Most likely Stomorhina discolor and yours will be only the 23rd record for the genus on the ALA. I found this one in my backyard in mid November: http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/49397 It looks just like yours and like other examples of S. discolor however I could find so little information on them that I left it at genus level.

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  • Matt Campbell 21 December 2015
    Tagged With stumbled
    Matt Campbell says

    No worries Reiner. I honestly can't remember how I managed to stumble across something so obscure or scarcely recorded but somehow I did. Thanks for explaining how you can break Bowerbird too, that explains what's happened to me in the past!

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  • Reiner Richter 21 December 2015
    Tagged With thanks
    Reiner Richter says

    Thanks Matt - I remember seeing some photos of these cool flies before on BowerBird but it was broken for me last night and I couldn't search (I think there is some DoS system on BowerBird but you trip it if you open too many windows in quick succession and can end up getting banned for an hour). So thanks Tamara for putting in the ID, saved me the hard work! :) I wasn't that happy with the hi-res detail in these images so am blaming it on the wind or something - they look bearable in BowerBird low-res though.

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