Insect and Bug ID forum: Help me ID this bug please - thank you very much!

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Melbourne, Australia [AU zone
whoatemylettuce
Jan 18, 2018 11:49 PM CST
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A short video showing he rubs his legs together
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Name: Tofi
Sumatera, Indonesia
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tofitropic
Jan 19, 2018 12:48 AM CST
Solitary Wasp, that is the only think I know about these insect, genera or species? have no idea, I think they are beneficial as they are predatory to other bugs
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Jan 19, 2018 4:43 AM CST
It's a fly (Diptera) of some kind based on the type of antennae, but I don't know what kind it might be in Australia.
Melbourne, Australia [AU zone
whoatemylettuce
Jan 19, 2018 5:45 PM CST
Can confirm it's Soldier Fly. Thank you for your kind input anyway
[Last edited by whoatemylettuce - Jan 19, 2018 5:45 PM (+)]
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