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Golden Feathery Antennae Robber Fly

Ommatius sp.


I think it might be a robber fly

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

You're welcome. Because of these differences I did not suggest a "species" (genus + species) but only the genus -- which I think is a good guess -- because it does occur in your area. The site I used in the suggestion is excellent for your (and my!) area but it is not comprehensive. It only contains what they have seen.

JennytheTurtle 8 years ago

It is somwhat similar to the golden feathery antennae robber fly however, look at it's legs, they have a different colouring pattern. and as you mentioned, they don't have the yellow abdomen of the one in my photo. But thanks for the suggestion Frazier!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

EXCEPT for the yellow abdomen it looks quite like

JennytheTurtle 8 years ago


HeidiEaton 8 years ago

It is a robber fly - sorry I can't help you past that point. Beautiful shots!

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 29, 2012
Submitted on Jan 6, 2013

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