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Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua

1 A flower-feeding march fly at Barton, ACT

Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua at Barton, ACT - 26 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua 27 Jan 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua 26 Jan 2023 Markes

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Location information

Species information

  • Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua Scientific name
  • A flower-feeding march fly Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 26 Jan 2023 08:45 PM Recorded on
  • Markes Recorded by

Additional information

  • Silver Wattle Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • Resting Insect behaviour on flower

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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