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Thraxan Bee Fly I
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Thraxan Bee Fly VI
Villa Bee Fly I
Villa Bee Fly II
Villa Bee Fly III
Villa Bee Fly IV 


Villa Bee Fly IV - Villa sp.

Family Bombyliidae

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

Female, body length 10mm
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Pictures were taken in Karawatha Forest during early summer. The fly was resting on plant materials on the ground. The beefly is yellowish brown in colour with banded abdomen. Those are dark brown bands with yellow narrow bands. 
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Body length 12mm, male
Pictures were taken in Karawatha Forest in early summer Nov 2009. The fly was flying and resting very close to the ground covered with small stones and plant materials. 
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Also saw one in Anstead Forest on Nov 2009.

1. Australian Wildlife Insects Flies - Lochman Transparencies, 2008, (Villa sp.).

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Last updated: December 08, 2012.