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Slender March Fly -Ectenopsis (Ectenopsis) sp.

Family Tabanidae

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

Body length 12mm
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Ectenopsis is slender fly. Its eyes are bare and there are eight annulate 3rd antennal segment. The separation between eyes is wide and ocellus are well developed. Proboscis is stout and long, about the same length as head height. On wings vein R4 has strong appendix.  
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1. The Tabanidae (Diptera) of Australia II. Subfamily Pangoninae, tribe Pangoniini - Mackerras, I.M., 1956, Australian Journal of Zoology, 4: 408-443.

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Last updated: February 25, 2013.