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Big Fly - Tabanus atratus

Big Fly - Tabanus atratus
Gatineau,(Gatineau sector), Gatineau,(Gatineau sector) County, Quebec, Canada
July 20, 2005
Size: aprox: 1 inch
I took this photo because it was such a big Fly, very dark almost black, I had never seen this type before, it flies very well,the picture shows it on a brick in front of my house.

Genus Tabanus, see here. Possibly Species Tabanus atratus - Black Horse Fly,see here

Hello Matthew:

Thank you for your quick response.


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