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Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)Microtropesa sp. (genus)   

Tachinid fly at Black Mountain

Microtropesa sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 26 Dec 2017

Identification history

Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Microtropesa sp. (genus) 10 Nov 2018 jgl
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Amphitropesa elegans 13 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Amphitropesa elegans 13 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 11 Jan 2018 gerardj

Author's notes

I've never seen a fly like this. Hoping someone can identify it!

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(genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018 Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018 Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Conocephalus sp. (genus) (A Tussock Katydid) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018 Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Ogyris olane (Broad-margined Azure) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 21 Nov 2018 Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Eulechria electrodes (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Maratus calcitrans (Kicking peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Thraxan sp. (genus) (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018 Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Black Mountain - 31 Oct 2018 Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018 Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018 Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018 Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018 Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018 Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018 Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018 Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018 Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018 Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 27 Feb 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 27 Feb 2018 Graphium choredon (Blue Triangle) at Black Mountain - 18 Feb 2018 Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018 Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018 Merimnetes sp. (genus) (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018 Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2017 Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2017 Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 22 Oct 2017 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 1 Oct 2017 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Black Mountain - 12 Feb 2017 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016 Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016 Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 5 Oct 2016 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016 Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016 Caladenia carnea (Pink fingers) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016 Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016 Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 18 Jan 2016 Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Black Mountain - 23 Nov 2015 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 24 Aug 2014 Acianthus collinus (Inland mosquito orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Jul 2014 Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2011 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Black Mountain - 20 Oct 2006 Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2004
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 10 Mar 2019
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 10 Mar 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2019
Ogyris olane (Broad-margined Azure) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2019
Acrodipsas aurata (Golden Ant-blue) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2019
Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2019
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 15 Feb 2019
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2019
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2019
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 23 Dec 2018
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2018
Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Conocephalus sp. (genus) (A Tussock Katydid) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 12 Dec 2018
Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Ogyris olane (Broad-margined Azure) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at Black Mountain - 26 Nov 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 21 Nov 2018
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Eulechria electrodes (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Maratus calcitrans (Kicking peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Thraxan sp. (genus) (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 18 Nov 2018
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Black Mountain - 31 Oct 2018
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2018
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018
Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 24 Mar 2018
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 8 Mar 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2018
Candalides acasta (Blotched Dusky-blue) at Black Mountain - 27 Feb 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 27 Feb 2018
Graphium choredon (Blue Triangle) at Black Mountain - 18 Feb 2018
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018
Merimnetes sp. (genus) (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 17 Jan 2018
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2017
Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2017
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 22 Oct 2017
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 1 Oct 2017
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Black Mountain - 12 Feb 2017
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2016
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 5 Oct 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016
Caladenia carnea (Pink fingers) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016
Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2016
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Black Mountain - 18 Jan 2016
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Black Mountain - 23 Nov 2015
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 24 Aug 2014
Acianthus collinus (Inland mosquito orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Jul 2014
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2011
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Black Mountain - 20 Oct 2006
Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2004

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  • Non-Invasive

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