A range of teacher professional learning programs will be developed to accompany the Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains online outreach...
Tachinid flies are parasites of insects and other invertebrates. Their larvae are parasitic on scarab beetle larvae. Females lay eggs in or on a host animal or host food plant.
Insect - Fly
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Metallic green or brown body.
Omnivore. Adults feed on nectar and plants. Maggots are parasites, feeding on scarab beetles.
Forest, woodlands, parks and gardens.
Native to Australia
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
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The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.