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Tangle veined fly

Tricophthalma punctata

Description:

A medium sized fly; tan with black dorsal flecks, dark tinted costae; long proboscis for flowers. (Approx. 15mm long)

Habitat:

Feeding on flowering Leptospermum near mixed eucalyptus forest.

Notes:

Species not confirmed.
Several other images exist for this one by 'fly experts' but most are named to genus level only.
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations...
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 21, 2017
Submitted on Jun 12, 2017

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