Comptosia sp. (genus)

2 Unidentified Comptosia bee fly at Latham, ACT

Comptosia sp. (genus) at Latham, ACT - 31 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Comptosia sp. (genus) 11 Apr 2020 jgl
Comptosia sp. (genus) 11 Apr 2020 jgl
Comptosia stria 31 Mar 2020 Roger

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jgl wrote:
   11 Apr 2020
Appears to be interspecific mating - I'll show this to some experts for second opinion...

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  • 31 Mar 2020 11:06 AM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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