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Greyish-brown March Fly - Scaptia (Scaptia) testacea

Family Tabanidae

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

Body length 10mm
This March Fly is uniform brown in colour. Antenna and all legs are brown. The abdomen is golden brown. Eyes are hairy, ocelli are fully developed.
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Wings veins are yellow-brown, R4 angulate with minor or trace of appendix. 
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Male has two large green eyes touching each other. 
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Female look similar with white hairs on edge of thorax. There is the small gap between eyes.
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1. The Tabanidae (Diptera) of Australia III. Subfamily Pangoninae, tribe Scionini and supplement to Pangoniini - Mackerras, I.M., 1960, Australian Journal of Zoology, 8: 1-152.

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Last updated: February 25, 2013.