Banded Bee Fly

Villa fuscicostata Macquart, 1846

A larger fly in the family of Bee Flies (Bombyliidae) this fly is noticable due to its size and banded white, orange and black abdomen.

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What is the distribution of Villa fuscicostata?

Found in most states of Australia

How big does Villa fuscicostata grow?

Can grow to around 14mm

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