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Large black fly, this is a female as indicated by the eyes being separated in the center, males eyes are touching in the center... The female of this species feeds on blood while the males are feed on pollen. The bite of the female is very painful to humans

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Great shot. Bitey looking beasty.

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Florida, USA

Lat: 29.66, Long: -83.01

Spotted on Aug 29, 2019
Submitted on Aug 29, 2019

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