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Photo#69004
Tranquil Horse fly - Stonemyia tranquilla - female

Tranquil Horse fly - Stonemyia tranquilla - Female
Robert Frost Trail, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
August 6, 2006
Size: ~1 cm
Looks like Tom's pic of Stonemyia tranquilla (Tranquil Horse fly), but I'd love confirmation before I move it there...

Your safe
to move it; a female.

 
Thanks Tony,
..as always...does it bite warm-bloods with that really long beak!?

 
not a blood feeder
I placed some information on the Info page for the genus.