CLOSED: Large biting fly

Bodmin, United Kingdom

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)

here in the states we call them horseflies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse-fly

Minot, ND

Some horse flies are called 'clegs' in Britain - http://influentialpoints.com/Gallery/Horseflies_Clegs_and_Deerflies.htm

(Zone 7a)

Excellent photo, btw.

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