Hover Flies
Wasp-mimic Hoverfly
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



White-banded Slender Hover Fly - Betasyrphus serarius

Family Syrphidae

This page contains pictures and information about White-banded Slender Hover Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm
This Hover Fly has dense gray hairs on face. On eyes there are also covered with fine hairs. The thorax is dark grey in colour with paler colour scutellum. Abdomen is banded with black and white colours.
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This Hover Fly could be mimicking the Bees in family Megachilidae. We found this fly in Anstead Forest on Sep 2012. 
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: February 02, 2013.