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 


Line-legged Brown Robber Fly - Dolopus simulans

Family Asilidae

This page contains pictures and information about Line-legged Brown Robber Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 30mm, male
The Robber Fly is mostly brown in colour, with reddish-brown legs and clean brown wings. On the femur there are the black anterior stripe. Its abdomen is greyish yellow. Its mouthparts are the triangular proboscis which insert into prey and suck the juice.
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1. A revision of Neoaratus Ricardo, with the description of six allied new genera from the Australian region (Diptera : Asilidae : Asilini) - G Daniels, 1987.
2. Asilini - Australian Asilidae - Dr. Robert Lavigne, Honorary Research Associate, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, SA. 
3. Family ASILIDAE Robber Flies - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.

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Last updated: October 21, 2012.