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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Large biting fly

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August 8, 2012
10:25 AM

Post #9234282

Can anyone identify this fly.It was rather large [38mm] ,emitted a low droning noise in flight,and had an enormous mouth part.

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mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 8, 2012
10:51 AM

Post #9234346

here in the states we call them horseflies.
Minot, ND

August 8, 2012
10:58 AM

Post #9234355

Some horse flies are called 'clegs' in Britain -



(Zone 7a)

August 8, 2012
11:02 AM

Post #9234359

Excellent photo, btw.

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