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Horse Fly

Tabanus partitus


beautiful eyes fly, body length around 0.7-0.9mm, staying on the tree, but when i come closer, it try to move around and fly away.


stay on the tree bark, royal flora botanical garden, Chaing Mai University.

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LarryGraziano 5 years ago

Hello Tic, This is a lovely contribution and spotting! However, it's colouring is normal for the species. I have removed it from the Rare Colour Morph mission. Thank you and happy spotting!

TicThapanya 6 years ago

Thank you, MicheleMorbidelli, Frederic Ansermoz

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 6 years ago

You have nice photographs

MicheleMorbidelli 6 years ago

Great job!!

TicThapanya 6 years ago

Thank you very much for great identification, AgnesAdiqueTalavera.

Tabanus partitus Walker, 1856, is a part of the Tabanus striatus complex, and it showed that 3 species have been confused under the Tabanus striatus name: the true Tabanus striatus from Pakistan through India and Sri Lanka to China; Tabanus partitus Walker, 1856, in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Micronesia; and Tabanus triceps Thunberg, from Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan. -,

keithp2012 6 years ago

Amazing eye photo!

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จังหวัดเชียงใหม่, Thailand

Lat: 18.75, Long: 98.92

Spotted on Jun 8, 2013
Submitted on Jun 8, 2013

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