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Deer Fly - Chrysops mitis - female

Deer Fly - Chrysops mitis - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
June 23, 2007
This was the only shot I was able to get of this fly which landed on a leaf near me but took off shortly after this one photo.

Moved
Moved from Deer Flies.

Very nice image
of Chrysops mitis, female. Better than my image in the Guide as yours shows the whiteish band on the wing outside of the black band. It is always there but shows up only at certain angles.

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