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Native-bee-mimic Fly
Black Orange Hover Fly
Waisted Wasp-mimic Fly
Brown Wasp-mimic Fly 
Small Slander Hover Fly
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Waisted Slender Hoverfly
White-banded Slender Fly
Grey-banded Hover Fly
Yellow-shouldered Fly
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Orange-band Slender Fly



Orange-banded Slender Hoverfly - Sphaerophoria sp. 

Family Syrphidae

This page contains pictures and information about Orange-banded Slender Hoverflies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 8mm
This Hover Fly has the face and scutellum bright yellow in colour. Abdomen is banded with orange-yellow and black. 
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We found this Hover Fly only once. Pictures were taken on Yimbin Park on 2010 Boxing Day. 
1. Genus Sphaerophoria - Flower Flies (Syrphidae), LIFEDESK COMMUNITY.
2. Genus Sphaerophoria Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory. 
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Last updated: February 05, 2013.