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Very large fly - Tabanus atratus - female

Very large fly - Tabanus atratus - Female
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
August 22, 2011
Size: approx. 5 cm
9 am in my yard on a small magnolia tree. All black and very large fly. The fly was in no hurry.

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black horse fly
(Tabanus atratus)

 
Thanks!
In the comments to the linked photo, Tony-2 writes "They seem to like vehicles, especially trucks - the darker the better." Not sure whether that's a joke but I had my black Nissan truck parked 6' away from the fly :)

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