Genus Leptogaster

Leptogaster spp.

Mid January 2011
Identification thanks to Michael Jefferies.

Mid March 2013
Bodylength 2cm.

Mid December 2011
Mount Wellington
Asilidae Leptogaster

Mid November 2013
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart

Late December 2013
Spring Beach

Mid January 2015
Rocky Cape National Park, Sisters Beach
Robbing a plant hopper from a spider web.

The robber fly would grab the hopper and try to fly off with it. It then seemed to settle and maybe feed, but then attempted to fly off with it again.

Mid January 2017
Predating a spider.

Mid February 2020
Trapped inside and very focussed on removing dust. It was released outside after the photos.