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White-waisted Green Long Legged Fly - Austrosciapus zentae

Family Dolichopodidae

This page contains pictures and information about White-waisted Green Long Legged Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 5mm, male
This is a medium size Long-legged Fly with golden-yellow-green body colour. The first abdomen segment is whitish-green. There are two board bands on wings. 
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The Long-legged Fly has the wing vein M branched to M1 and M2, M1arc with round angle bend to apex. Vein  m-cu is straight. Wings with distinct transverse brown markings distinctly joined together across anterior margin of wing. The join of wing band extended to R2+3 only.
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Haltere is yellow in colour.
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1. Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland - Queensland Museum Publications 2000, p106.
2. The Australian Sciapodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), with a review of the Oriental and Australasian faunas, and a world conspectus of the subfamily - Bickel, Daniel J. 1994, records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 21: 1-394 [174].  

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Last updated: May 04, 2013.