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Bee fly (Bombyliidae)Villa sp. (genus)

1 Unidentified Villa bee fly at Hughes, ACT

Villa sp. (genus) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Dec 2018

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Author's notes

It was flying around near a footpath in Hughes. The bee-like stripes on the abdomen drew my attention to it.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.101340-35.331930
  • Altitude 613.7m
  • Places Hughes, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 29 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by

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