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Bristle Fly (Tachinidae)Tachinidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Bristle fly at Mount Ainslie

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Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019

Identification history

Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 18 Jun 2019 jgl
Bristle Fly (Tachinidae) Tachinidae sp. (family) 17 Jun 2019 jbromilow50

2 comments

   18 Jun 2019
The only fly that I can find so far with a distinctive cone shaped last tergite is a Billaea sp.
jgl wrote:
   18 Jun 2019
Billaea is not recorded in Australia (http://www.nadsdiptera.org/Tach/WorldTachs/Genera/Gentach_ver10.pdf) - check AFD also
Appears to have a well developed subscutellum, and is a reasonably largish specimen, so its likely a tachinid, but the green abdomen, grey mesonotum (with slightly green scutellum), and orange antenna is also seen in some calliphorid taxa with slightly-developed subscutella. Closest I can guess is maybe on of the Chlorotachina sp., but I'm going to leave this for time being at Tachinidae.

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Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Aug 2019
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Aug 2019
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Jun 2019
Chlorocoma sp. (genus) (Emerald moth) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2019
Delena cancerides (Social Huntsman Spider) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Apr 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Ainslie - 3 Apr 2019
Chlorocoma sp. (genus) (Emerald moth) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Mar 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Mar 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 25 Mar 2019
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 25 Mar 2019
Chlorocoma sp. (genus) (Emerald moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Proteuxoa tortisigna (Streaked Rictonis Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Chlorocoma sp. (genus) (Emerald moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Mar 2019
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Genduara punctigera (Spotted Clear Winged Snout Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Pantydia diemeni (Gap-lined Pantydia) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Doubled-fringed or Guenee's Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019
Muscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Mar 2019
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Mar 2019
Glenoleon meteoricus (TBC) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Mar 2019
Eriophora transmarina (Garden orb weaver) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019
Holconia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Holconia huntsman) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019
Cleora sp. (genus) (A Looper Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019
Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Feb 2019
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019
Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019
Calliteara pura (TBC) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019
Dendroleon sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2019
Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Feb 2019
Ogyris olane (Broad-margined Azure) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Feb 2019
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Jan 2019
Oxalis articulata (Shamrock) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Dec 2018
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Dec 2018
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 8 May 2018
Promethis sp. (genus) (Promethis darkling beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Passalidae sp. (family) (Passalid or Bess Beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Cubicorhynchus sp. (genus) (Ground weevil) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Unidentified at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Hemiergis decresiensis (Three-toed Skink) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018
Eurymelessa moruyana (Gumtree Hopper) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Apr 2018
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Apr 2018
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Feb 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Oct 2016

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