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A fly as big as the honey bee Apis indica. Unusual light brown hair where wings are attached to the body.


Western Himalayas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Gaiea 10 years ago
Horse Fly

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Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

Thanks, Gaiea. Thank you, ForestDragon. It looks like the one at sixth place in the first row. Cyzenis browni.

ForestDragon 10 years ago

Hi Harsha, I think this fly looks a lot like a species of Tachinid Fly, Family Tachinidae. They can be large and usually have hairy abdomens.

Even though this is a reference for North American Tachinids, I think it will be helpful for you:

I am having a hard time finding a good online reference for Indian insects.

Harsha Singh
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Harsha Singh

Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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