Horse Fly? - Stonemyia tranquilla
southern Adirondack Mts., Saratoga County, New York, USA
July 30, 2018
Size: ~ 1/2 inch
Time 11:14, temp lo 70s F, sunny. This large (~ ½”) fly was found on milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). It flew/hopped from leaf to leaf several times, but showed no signs of feeding. It has some resemblance to Atylotus as shown in Marshall and in Murray/BG.
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