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Home Insects True flies (Diptera) Tangle-vein flies (Nemestrinidae)

Trichophthalma punctata

Tangle-vein fly at suppressed

Trichophthalma punctata at suppressed - 31 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Trichophthalma punctata 31 Jan 2023 KimberiRP
Unidentified 31 Jan 2023 CattleDog

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A type of bee fly???

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CattleDog wrote:
   31 Jan 2023
Thanks KimberIRP - much appreciated!

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Species information

  • Trichophthalma punctata Scientific name
  • Tangle-vein fly Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 31 Jan 2023 12:08 PM Recorded on
  • CattleDog Recorded by

Additional information

  • The two briefly settled on a Correa sp. in a native garden bed. Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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