Tiger Crane Fly - Nephrotoma australasiae
This page contains pictures and information about Tiger Crane Flies that we found
in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 15mm
This large Crane Fly is common in Brisbane forest. They have yellow body with black
bands on abdomen, slender body and very long legs. Notice the 'V' shape
pattern on its thorax.
- The Tiger Crane Fly male is slightly smaller than the female. They can
easily be found in the semi-forest near creek. The fly is usually found resting
on leaf in shaded area.
- 1. Wildlife
of Tropical North Queensland - Queensland Museum Publications 2000,
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