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Horsefly

Tabanidae Tabanus atratus

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3 Comments

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 6 years ago

Still a crazy looking fly!!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 7 years ago

Hi Neilen, similar spotting of a fly with the same type of eye structure (http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/165...) I agree with Argy Bee about "Horse Fly" and Family Tabanidae.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Hi Neilen... I'm no expert but I think this is of the family Tabanidae (sometimes called 'horse flies') It's a handsome little creature... even if it does bite :)

Neilen Joyce
Spotted by
Neilen Joyce

South Africa

Spotted on Jan 25, 2013
Submitted on Feb 19, 2013

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