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Deer fly laying eggs - Chrysops cincticornis - female

Deer fly laying eggs - Chrysops cincticornis - Female
Belchertown - Scarborough Brook Conservation Area, Massachusetts, USA
June 21, 2008
Size: small- size of a deer fly
Those eyes are incredible...

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Deer fly laying eggs - Chrysops cincticornis - female Deer fly laying eggs - Chrysops cincticornis - female

Moved
Moved from Chrysops.

Moved
Moved from Deer Flies.

Moved
Moved from Horse and Deer Flies. Based on antennae, apical spurs on tibiae, and patterned wings--not to mention size. I guess I never realized deer flies could be so furry, and I was under the mistaken impression that their eggs are always in flat masses.

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Moved from Flies.

Great shot
Charley!

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