Just don't get on my leg or back - and we'll be all right!
Tabanus underbelly - wings and "feet" are rather vivid.
Tabanus underbelly - this one shows the antennae better - check out those "spikes".
Black horse fly, Orange Park, FL 8/23/09
There is a horse farm across the street from where I work so it was by chance that this one was after me.
This one bit me .
i was lucky i was not bitten by this fly
Black horse fly on bridge abutment, Fort Chaffee WMA3, Zone 7b, Late August.
Black Horse Fly, Arkansas River Valley, Sebastian County AR. mid July.