This page contains pictures and information about Brown Ligyra Beeflies that we found in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 15mm
- This is a medium size brown stout beefly. Wing patterns are reddish-brown
which do not reach hide wing margin. Abdomen is yellowish-brown with grey
- Pictures taken in Karawatha Forest during early and mid summer. Found them
quite a few time in Rocky Circuit on the sandy footpath.
- This species is Ligyra sinuatifascia (Synonyms: L.
- 1. An evolutionary radiation of beeflies in semi-arid Australia: systematics of the Exoprosopini (Diptera: Bombyliidae) - Lambkin CL, Yeates DK & Greathead DJ, Invertebrate Systematics, 2003.
- 2. Species
Ligyra sinuatifascia (Macquart, 1855) - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.
- 3. A review of the Australian species of the genus Ligyra Newman
(Hyperlonia Olim) (Bombyliidae : Diptera) - SJ Paramonov, 1967.
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