Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua

Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua
[ OR Scaptia (Scaptia) patula – there is great overlap in the two species ]

Female
Mid January 2017
Penguin
Image by Sally Porter, used with permission.

Male
Early December 2012
Mount Field National Park
Scaptia Scaptia Scaptia

Male
Late January 2009
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay
Males are normally much hairier than females. Identification thanks to Michael Jefferies.

Male
Early January 2014
Sisters Beach