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


Cylindrical Tachinid Fly - ? sp.

Family Tachinidae

This page contains pictures and information about Cylindrical Tachinid Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
? sp., body length 8mm  
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This fly is banded with black and grey colours. It has the broad lower calypter. The abdomen is narrow and elongated cylindrical shape. The wings are slightly tinted with brown colour. 
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Pictures were taken near Bulimba Creek in Wishart during mid summer. It was searching for something among the leaves.
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This fly is common in Brisbane bushes. We easily found them along Bulimba Creek.  
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1. A conspectus of the Tachinidae (Diptera) of Australia, including keys to the supraspecific taxa and taxonomic and host catalogues - R. W. Crosskey, British Museum (Natural History), Bulletin, Entomology, Supplement 21, 1973.
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Last updated: January 28, 2011.