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 


Yellow White-tipped Brown Bee Fly - Comptosia quadripennis

Family Bombyliidae

This page contains pictures and information about White-tipped Yellow Brown Bee Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Male, body length 15mm, female
This Bee Fly is drak brown to black in colour with pale yellow-brown hairs. Legs are black with white hairs. There is the brown pattern on wing near the apex with powder-white tip.
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This Bee Fly was found laying eggs in soil.
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1. Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Comptosia (Diptera : Bombyliidae) - D Yeates, Invertebrate Taxonomy, 5: 1023-1178,1991  

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Last updated: November 11, 2012.