Black and grey true bee fly

Meomyia sericans

"Meomyia sericans" is a large species of fly in the family Bombyliidae. A flying Australian insect with black and white hairs on the abdomen with a grey thorax. The probiscis is long and slender. Wings appear somewhat tinted.
Meomyia sericans According to INaturalist it’s distribution is along the east and south coast of Australia  Australia,Black and grey true bee fly,Eamw bee flies,Geotagged,Meomyia sericans,Spring

Behavior

In October, they may be seeing flying low, then laying eggs in the earth, including walking tracks.

Food

Food plants include the tea trees in the genus "Leptospermum".

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDiptera
FamilyBombyliidae
GenusMeomyia
SpeciesM. sericans
Photographed in
Australia