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Very small insect found on my neck - Lipoptena cervi

Very small insect found on my neck - Lipoptena cervi
Montauk, Suffolk County, New York, USA
October 7, 2009
Size: aprox 3mm
Difficult to dislodge-- hooked feet

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L. cervi
Lipoptena cervi is the only species of the genus known from New York.

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Can you contact us by email?
Our address is on our contributor page. You'll have to adjust it to a real email address. Thanks.

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You keep pigeons?
If you keep birds, hunt them, or hunt deer, these flies can come off of those animals when the host dies. They are definitely not parasitic on humans, just to clarify:-)

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