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 


Thraxan Beefly IV - Thraxan prolatus

Family Bombyliidae

This page contains pictures and information about Thraxan Bee Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Male, body length 10mm
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Abdomen segments 5-7 lateral margins with white hairs. Spur-vein at base R2+3 present. We found this fly in Karawatha Forest on Feb 2007.
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1. Cryptic species diversity and character congruence: review of the tribe Anthracini (Diptera : Bombyliidae) in Australia - David K. Yeates and Christine L. Lambkin, 1998.
2. Thraxan Bee Fly -, by Nick Monaghan 

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Last updated: May 04, 2013.