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Black Fly - Simulium - female

Black Fly - Simulium - Female
Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
September 7, 2007
Size: ~ 3 mm
Found dead on the ground in my room. Must have been attracted to my room lights and followed me in. Didn't bite, though.

Moved
Moved from Simulium.

Moved
Moved from Black Flies.

Black Fly female
Looks like Simulium vittatum.

 
Simulium vittatum
Thanks for the ID, Dr. Burger. Is this ID strong enough to move the image to species level?

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