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 White-tipped Brown Bee Fly - Comptosia walkeri

Family Bombyliidae

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

Body length 15mm, female
The Bee Fly is brown in colours with golden hairs on body. Wings are tinted in brown colour with white stripe on wing tip. All legs are black with short yellow hairs. Male and female look similar.
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Pictures were taken near White Rock on Dec 2011. 
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1. Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Comptosia (Diptera : Bombyliidae) - D Yeates, Invertebrate Taxonomy, 5: 1023-1178,1991  

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Last updated: November 11, 2012.