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Stiletto fly

Agapophytus decorus

Description:

Acalyptrate. White halteres visible. Found exploring aged, cracked timber in company of many other flies, wasps and bees. About 12mm long.

Habitat:

Outer urban back yard.

Notes:

Thanks to the work of Shaun Winterton
https://farm3.static.flickr.com/2631/413...
https://w.janaganamana.net/mana/anything...

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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

?Agapophytus quatiens to compare

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Therevidae...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks for the direction John. I'll get back to this one soon.

John La Salle
John La Salle 6 years ago

Hi Mark.
Definitely fly.

Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 24, 2014
Submitted on Dec 24, 2014

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