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Reddish-brown March Fly - Cydistomyia fergusoni

Family Tabanidae

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

Body length 12mm
This is a medium size reddish-brown March Fly. Eyes are reddish brown without hairs. Antennae is relatively slender. Thorax is brown with greyish hue. All legs are brown. Wings are Uniformly pale greyish with veins in brown colour. Abdomen is cinnamon brown, with dark brown to black hairs. 
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This March Fly is quite common in Brisbane. We met this fly a few times.
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1. Revision of the horse fly genera Lissimas and Cydistomyia (Diptera: Tabanidae: Diachlorini) of Australia - Mackerras, I.M., Spratt, D.M. & Yeates, D.K. 2008, Zootaxa 1886: 1-80. 

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Last updated: February 25, 2013.