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Fly - Tabanus marginalis

Fly - Tabanus marginalis
Wilderness State Park, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
July 20, 2007
Size: 1cm

Moved from Horse Flies.

My two cents...
As far as the MI fauna goes, that's a dead ringer for Tabanus marginalis. At first I thought the bit of shine on the vertex was evidence for a ocelligerous tubercle but the large contiguous bands on 2 & 3 seem to rule out the Hybomitra.


Moved from Flies.

Certainly Tabanidae, but I ca
Certainly Tabanidae, but I can't go any further than that.

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