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Tangle veined fly

Tricophthalma punctata


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


Feeding on flowering Leptospermum near mixed eucalyptus forest.


Species not confirmed.
Several other images exist for this one by 'fly experts' but most are named to genus level only.

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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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