Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Philoliche
Family: Tabanidae (Insecta/Diptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
aethiopica
NOTES

A large colourful fly with a very long proboscis. Makes a humming noise when flying. Lives mainly on nectar.


AUTHORITY
(Thunberg, 1789)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The abdomen is orange with a broad brown stripe. The wings and top of thorax are black
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Needle nosed fly
Fly
Habitat
NOTES: Found in sunny spot in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
Synonyms for Species
Corizoneura umbratipennis
Mycteromyia ensata
Pangonia appendiculata
Pangonia varicolor



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