Sighting

Karen Retra 14 Nov 2017

Robber fly with bee prey

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Sighted 12 Nov 2017
1190 Tunnel Rd, Talmalmo NSW 2640, Australia

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Identifications

  • Karen Retra 14 November 2017
    Asilidae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae
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  • Ken Walker 14 November 2017
    Daptolestes limbipennis
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae: Daptolestes: limbipennis
    Common Names: Flies, Asilids, Robber flies
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Notes

  • Karen Retra 14 November 2017
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    Karen Retra says

    Think it had it's hands full with lunch, and presented more than once near me, allowing photos! Hope I am on the right track with ID - I haven't seen such bright colors nor the bulbous body shape in a robber fly before.

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  • Karen Retra 14 November 2017
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    Karen Retra says

    Thanks very much for the ID Ken.

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