Subject: What’s this bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Australia, Victoria, Dandenong
Time: 05:02 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello bugman,
I’m curious about what this bug is. I have found a few in my shed. Any help will be greatly appreciated. A small donation haha.
How you want your letter signed: Nathan
This is a wingless female Soldier Fly in the subfamily Chiromyzinae, and the first time we ever saw one of these, it had us puzzled for quite some time. There are numerous images posted to iNaturalist.