Brown Phasiin Fly
Long Tongue Dexiin Fly I  
Golden-blue Tachinid Fly
Golden-brown Tachinid Fly 
Thin Long Legs Fly
Metallic Green Hairy Fly
Golden Tachinid Fly I
Golden Tachinid Fly II
Grey Tachinid Fly I
Blue Hairy Tachinid Fly
Black Hairy Tachinid Fly
Hairy-eyed Grey Tachinid
Processionary Cat. Para.
Grey Tachinid Fly II
Grey Tachinid Fly III
Grey Tachinid Fly IV
Grey Hairy Tachinid Fly
S. Grey Hairy Tachinid Fly
Grey Tachinid Fly V
Grey Tachinid Fly VI


Australian Leafroller Tachinid - Trigonospila brevifacies

Family Tachinidae

This page contains pictures and information about Australian Leafroller Tachinid that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 6mm       
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This fly has the zebra pattern with interesting black and white colour strips. 
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The fly has strong erect discal setae on abdomen.   
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This fly is common in Brisbane bushes.
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Here we like to thank Dr. Kaae of Cal Poly Pomona. Dr. Kaae sent us email and advised that this is a Tachinid.
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1. Trigonospila brevifacies (Hardy) - Australian leafroller tachinid,  Australian Insect Common Names, 2005.
2. A conspectus of the Tachinidae (Diptera) of Australia, including keys to the supraspecific taxa and taxonomic and host catalogues - R.W. Crosskey, 1973, British Museum (Natural History), Bulletin Entomology Supplement 21.

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Last updated: December 30, 2012.