Anthrax Bee Fly I
Anthrax Bee Fly II
Anthrax Bee Fly III
Anthrax Bee Fly IV
Thraxan Bee Fly I
Thraxan Bee Fly II
Thraxan Bee Fly III
Thraxan Bee Fly IV
Thraxan Bee Fly V
Thraxan Bee Fly VI
Villa Bee Fly I
Villa Bee Fly II
Villa Bee Fly III
Villa Bee Fly IV 


Gigantea Beefly II - Balaana abscondita

Family Bombyliidae 

This page contains pictures and information about Balaana Beeflies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
Beeflies in genus Balaana is medium in size. They are dark brown to black in colours. Their wings are black-patterned. We recognized them by the wing pattern.
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We found this mating pair in Anstead Forest on Oct 2010.  
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1. An evolutionary radiation of beeflies in semi-arid Australia: systematics of the Exoprosopini (Diptera: Bombyliidae) - Lambkin CL, Yeates DK & Greathead DJ, Invertebrate Systematics, 2003 

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