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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
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Orange-band Slender Fly



Waisted Slender Hoverfly - ? Allobaccha sp.

Family Syrphidae

This page contains pictures and information about Waisted Slender Hoverflies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
This hoverfly has the slender body with yellow and black banded elongated abdomen, with 2nd and 3rd tergum narrower. Thorax is shiny black. The face is pale yellow. Antenna are yellow. Legs are black with yellow tarsus. It wings are tinted to darker colour.
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We found this fly in Mt Coot-tha on Mar 2010.
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Also found this Slender Hoverfly in Yugarapul Park on Jan 2011.
1. Allobaccha sp. - Graeme's Insects of Townsville, Australia.
2. Genus Allobaccha Curran, 1928 - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.
3. Genus Allobaccha - Flower Flies (Syrphidae), LIFEDESK COMMUNITY. 
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Last updated: January 31, 2013.