The Giant Yellow Robber Fly is a large robber fly with yellow hair on upper side of abdomen. The head and thorax are grey, and the underside is grey. It has sturdy black legs and brownish tinted wings. In flight it makes loud buzzing sound.
length about 45mm
Robber flies attack and feed on other insects such as beetles and flies. They use tehir proboscis to stab their prey and inject saliva with neurotoxins and enzyme which digests the prey. They then suck the insides of their victim through the proboscis.
found in Eastern Australia.
|Common Name:||Giant Yellow Robber Fly|
Relatives in same Genus
Giant Blue Robber Fly (B. splendidissimus)