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Common Black Robber Fly - ?sp

Family Asilidae

This page contains pictures and information about Common Black 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 rest on termite mount. 
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Female                                                                  Male
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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This species is very co-operative with the camera man, they will not move even if we come very close. Notice its slender antennal style. 
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We cannot identify what is the ID of this species. If you can confirm its ID, please send us an email.  
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Last updated: December 17, 2008.