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Photo#730148
small fly - tachinid? - Haematobia irritans - male

small fly - tachinid? - Haematobia irritans - Male
Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area, Charlotte County, Florida, USA
December 11, 2012

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Muscidae?
Might be the "horn fly" Haematobia irritans. Did it want to bite?

 
Thanks
John, yes, it did seem to want to bite. Thanks for the ID.

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