Flower-loving Fly - Family Apioceridae

This page contains pictures and information about Flower-loving Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 20mm 
Flower-loving Fly
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Apiocera sp., body length 20mm
This fly is easily identified by its wing veins. Although they are called Flower-loving Flies and feed on flowers, they usually are found resting on ground.
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Pictures taken in Alexandra Hill, mid summer. We only saw this fly once.
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Last updated: February 06, 2004.