Rutilia species feeding on Leptospermum flowers.
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TACHNID FLY FACTS
This fly has a metallic silver head and brown eyes. The body is a glossy metallic blue green, with bronze tinge towards end of abdomen.
forest, woodland, parks and gardens. Often seen foraging around flowers or at rest on tree trunks.
feeds on nectar
parasites of scarab beetles
|Common Name:||Tachnid Fly|