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Slender Orange Bush Fly - Dichaetomyia norrisi

Family Muscidae

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

Body length 8mm, female 
This Grey Bush Fly is medium in size with relatively slender and long body. It is orange brown in colours with red brown eyes. Its abdomen and legs are grey-yellow. Wings are clear with vein M1+2 straight or slightly forwards at apex. 


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Picture was taken in Yugarapul Park during early summer in evening.


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This fly is common in Karawatha Forest and Daisy Hills. 

1. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009. 
2. Studies on the Australian Muscidae (Diptera) I. Some Species of Dichaetomyia Malloch - AC Pont, Australian Journal of Zoology 15(3) 619 - 640, 1967. 
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.
4. Studies on Australian Muscidae (Diptera). VI.* New species and records of Dichaetomyia Malloch, Hennigiola Pont and Probardyia Pont - AC Pont, Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 22(33) 1 - 30, 1973. 
5. Muscidae - Graeme's Insects of Townsville, Australia   

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Last updated: January 15, 2013.