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Metallic Grey Robber Fly - ? sp.

Family Asilidae

This page contains pictures and information about Metallic Grey Robber Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Subfamily Laphriinae, body length 18mm  
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This robber fly is medium in size and dark grey in metallic colour. All its legs are dark grey to dark brown. There is a white circle around the outer edge of its thorax. Its abdomen is long and half is extended longer than its wings. Wings are tinted in dark brown colour. The antenna is three segmented and without terminal style.
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This robber fly likes to rest on the ground.
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This robber fly is common in Brisbane bushlands. 
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The mating pair. 
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Last updated: January 26, 2009.