Hover Flies
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Green Hoverfly
Black Hoverfly
Grey Native Drone Fly
Golden Native Drone Fly
Wasp-mimicking Hoverfly
Yellow-face Wasp Fly 
Native-bee-mimic Fly
Black Orange Hover Fly
Waisted Wasp-mimic Fly
Brown Wasp-mimic Fly 
Small Slander Hover Fly
Small Yellow Hover Fly 
Waisted Slender Hoverfly
White-banded Slender Fly
Grey-banded Hover Fly
Yellow-shouldered Fly
Black-headed Hover Fly
Yellow-shoulder Stout Fly
Orange-band Slender Fly



Small Yellow Hover Fly - ? Melanostoma sp.

Family Syrphidae

This page contains pictures and information about Small Slender Hover Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 6mm 
This is a small yellow Hover Fly. Its thorax covered with dense yellow hairs. Abdomen is orange-yellow in colour with thin dark bands. 
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Photos were taken in Karawatha Forest on May 2010.
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Also found them in Wishart Bushland near Bulimba Creek on Aug 2009.
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1. Genus Melanostoma - Flower Flies (Syrphidae), LIFEDESK COMMUNITY.  

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Last updated: February 10, 2013.