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Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua

A horse fly at Wodonga

Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua at Wodonga - 6 Dec 2020
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua at Wodonga - 6 Dec 2020
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua at Wodonga - 6 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua 20 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua 6 Dec 2020 Kyliegw
Unidentified 6 Dec 2020 Kyliegw

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Author's notes

Weirdest looking fly thing ever. Green eyes. Orange and black body with streaks of white. Very hard to focus on in poor light (about to rain). Lost them and then realised one was on top of the other!

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 6 Dec 2020 10:15 AM Recorded on
  • Kyliegw Recorded by

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