Grey-legged Slender Fly
Orange Slender Fly
Orange-legged Slender Fly
Line-legged Slender Fly
Brown-legged Slender Fly
Black-legged Slender Fly
Wasp-mimic Robber Fly I
Wasp-mimic Robber Fly II
Zebra Robber Fly I
Zebra Robber Fly II 


Black Slender Robber Fly - Cerdistus sp.

Family Asilidae

This page contains pictures and information about Black Slender Robber Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Female, body length 15mm
This robber fly like to rest on bare soil, rock surface and sometimes found resting on termite mount. 
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They are reddish dark grey to black in colour with wings tinted with dark reddish-brown. Their eyes are also dark reddish brown. Legs are all black.
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1. Asilini - Australian Asilidae - Dr. Robert Lavigne, Honorary Research Associate, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, SA. 
2. Family ASILIDAE Robber Flies - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.

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Last updated: October 20, 2012.