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Bee fly (Bombyliidae)Bombyliidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Bee fly at Mount Taylor

Bombyliidae sp. (family) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017

Identification history

Bee fly (Bombyliidae) Bombyliidae sp. (family) 30 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 30 Nov 2017 MatthewFrawley

Author's notes

Very large fly, with hovering style of flight, attracted to Sticky Everlasting flowers.

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Nearby Sightings

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Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mount Taylor - 2 Nov 2019 Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2019 Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 Ommatius sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 4 Dec 2018 Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018 Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018 Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 Dithalama cosmospila (Grey Spotted Wave) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mini Owlet Moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-tailed spiny ant) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Taylor - 21 May 2017 Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2019
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mount Taylor - 2 Nov 2019
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019
Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019
Ommatius sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 4 Dec 2018
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018
Hakea salicifolia (Willow-leaved Hakea) at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017
Dithalama cosmospila (Grey Spotted Wave) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mini Owlet Moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-tailed spiny ant) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Brachyexarna lobipennis (Stripewinged meadow grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Taylor - 21 May 2017
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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