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Cuterebra abdominalis

Cuterebra abdominalis
Albany Pine Bush Preserve, Albany County, New York, USA
June 17, 2016
Almost passed it off as a bumblebee except that it was just randomly perched on a grass blade low on the trail in pitch pine-scrub oak barrens habitat that was relatively open. After a closer look it was determined to be a bot fly, and a large one at that. It didn't fly and barely moved when I messed with it a little to get different angles, although half an hour later when passing the same spot it was gone. Suspecting this species, and also anecdotally I felt like there were many more rabbits around that year compared to usual and this species specializes on rabbits.

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