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Balaana Beefly -  Balaana gigantea Body length 20mm<br />
This beefly is large in size. It has the dark brown thorax and black abdomen, with white short hairs on each side of thorax. There are the white triangle spots on each side of abdomen. Eyes are brown in colour with short white hairs along the edges connect with the neck. The dark patterns on wings are distinctive. . <br />
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Balaana Beefly - Balaana gigantea

Body length 20mm
This beefly is large in size. It has the dark brown thorax and black abdomen, with white short hairs on each side of thorax. There are the white triangle spots on each side of abdomen. Eyes are brown in colour with short white hairs along the edges connect with the neck. The dark patterns on wings are distinctive. .
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  1. Impressive! Posted 4 months ago

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Balaana gigantea is a beefly in the family Bombyliidae.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Feb 14, 2020. Captured Feb 12, 2020 19:26 in Pacific Hwy, Nerong NSW 2423, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO1600
  • 135mm