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Tachinid sp.  Australia,Black and White Giant Fly,Formosia speciosa,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. These handsome, rather large flies occasionally appear on extremely hot days. This individual was 12 mm long, and was resting on the side of the house. Posted 2 years ago
  2. Beautiful pattern and detail! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Spot on Christine... I was just researching the same although her 12mm long must be way off. 8-( Posted 8 months ago, modified 8 months ago
      1. Thanks for confirming, Mark. Posted 8 months ago

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Formosia speciosa is a fly in the family Tachinidae.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Kari Dawson

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Uploaded Mar 30, 2018. Captured Feb 23, 2018 12:32 in 28 Craig Terrace, Mount Barker SA 5251, Australia.
  • DMC-TZ40
  • f/4.9
  • 10/600s
  • ISO320
  • 11.7mm