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Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)Tachinidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Bristle fly at Mount Painter

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Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018

Identification history

Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 26 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 25 Dec 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 25 Dec 2018 Christine

Author's notes

Large fly. They appeared to be hill-topping as butterflies do???

3 comments

jgl wrote:
   26 Jan 2019
I recognise the specimen but I don’t know what its called - I’ll look through the ANIC
   26 Jan 2019
Thanks JGL - much appreciated
jgl wrote:
   26 Jan 2019
Likely to be Zita sp. (would need specimen to confirm) - I'll have to catch one and check, I think I've seen them about

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Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2019
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2019
Tagetes minuta (Stinking Roger) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Mount Painter - 17 Mar 2019
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2019
Bidens pilosa (Cobblers Pegs, Pitch-forks, Farmer's Friend) at Mount Painter - 11 Mar 2019
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Palirika decora (A beefly) at Mount Painter - 17 Dec 2018
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 17 Dec 2018
Acrodipsas aurata (Golden Ant-blue) at Mount Painter - 17 Dec 2018
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2018
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Mount Painter - 26 Nov 2017
Rosa sp. (A wild rose) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2017
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Mount Painter - 11 Jun 2017
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Mount Painter - 12 Jun 2016
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Painter - 29 Dec 2013
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Mount Painter - 22 Sep 2013
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Painter - 30 Mar 2013
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Painter - 13 Mar 2013

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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