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Fat Orange Bush Fly - Dichaetomyia johannis

Family Muscidae

This page contains pictures and information about Fat Orange Bush Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 6mm, male 
This is an Orange Bush Fly. We call them Fat Orange Bush Flies because they have the broad bulky body. The scutellum is wide broader than long. They are quite common in Brisbane bushlands. 


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1. On the Fly, The Interactive Atlas and Key to Australian Fly Families CD Rom - Hamilton, J. et al. 2006. Brisbane : CBIT & ABRS.
2. Muscidae - Graeme's Insects of Townsville, Australia . 
3. Studies on Australian muscidae (diptera) II : A revision of the tribe dichaetomyiini Emden - A.C.Pont, Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology ; v. 23, 1969.

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Last updated: January 15, 2013.