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Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)Formosia (Euamphibolia) speciosa

Bristle fly at Nanima, NSW

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Formosia (Euamphibolia) speciosa at Nanima, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Formosia (Euamphibolia) speciosa at Nanima, NSW - 1 Feb 2018

Identification history

Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Formosia (Euamphibolia) speciosa 8 Nov 2018 KimPullen
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 23 Feb 2018 MichaelMulvaney1.2K
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 8 Feb 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 8 Feb 2018 SheridanR

Author's notes

Enormous and rather striking fly on my window sill, haven't seen one before. Housefly (bushfly?) for size comparison. Maybe a bristle fly of some kind? Can anyone ID it? Thanks.

2 comments

jgl wrote:
   8 Nov 2018
Large fly is Formosia speciosa
KimPullen wrote:
   9 Nov 2018
Identification by JGL.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.124161-35.007256
  • Altitude 643.0m
  • Places Nanima, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Feb 2018 5:35 PM Recorded on
  • SheridanR Recorded by
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