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Wasp-mimic Robber Fly I
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Large Brown Robber Fly - Dolopus rubrithorax

Family Asilidae

This page contains pictures and information about Large Brown Robber Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 30mm
This is a large dark brown Robber fly. There are black and pale yellow hairs on its face with black antenna on head. There are black median stripe on thorax with yellow pruinose. 
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On legs there are the black femora and reddish-orange femur with black tarsi. Wings are hyaline with brown veins. There are the microtrichia on wing tips. Abdomen is grey-yellow with black tip. 
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We found this Robber Fly in Karawatha Forest on Dec 2003 and Non 2011.  
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1. A revision of Neoaratus Ricardo, with the description of six allied new genera from the Australian region (Diptera : Asilidae : Asilini) - G Daniels, 1987.
2. Asilini - Australian Asilidae - Dr. Robert Lavigne, Honorary Research Associate, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, SA. 
3. Family ASILIDAE Robber Flies - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.
4. Dolopus rubrithorax - Morwell National Park Online, 2005. 

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