Austrotephritis pumila

Austrotephritis pumila – body length of this species is around 2mm.

Early December 2011
Mount Wellington
Mating on Ozothamnus cf. ferrugineus.
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Austrotephritis pumila with Parahyalopeza pantostica
Mid October 2010
New Town Rivulet, Lenah Valley
This video shows two species – the one with the stellate wing pattern is Austrotephritis pumila, the one with the completely spotted wings is Parahyalopeza pantostica. They are both very tiny tephritides at around 2mm body length.