Subject: Bristle Fly
Geographic location of the bug: Oakdale NSW
Time: 06:58 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Can you please confirm if the attached image is of a Bristle fly. The markings are slightly different than those on your website.
How you want your letter signed: Bristle fly?
This is a Tachinid Fly in the family Tachinidae, and some species are known as Bristle Flies because of the course hairs that cover the abdomen of many species. We believe your individual might be Formosia speciosa which is pictured on Brisbane Insects.