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 


Brown True Bee Fly - Systoechus sp.

Family Bombyliidae

This page contains pictures and information about Brown True Bee Fly in that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.  
Body length 8mm
The beefly has the stout and hairy body in golden brown colour, with long and slender proboscis. The wing vein M1 meets R5 before the wing margin. All legs are in pale brown colour.
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We also found them resting on sandy soil in Karawatha Forest during mid summer. 
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1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 759.
2. Bee Flies of the World. The genera of the family Bombyliidae - Hull, F.M. 1973, Bulletin of the United States National Museum 286: 1-687 [104]. 

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