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08-JUN-2011 Lejun

Horse Fly

Copyright Lewis Scharpf

Genus Hybomitra
A genus in the tribe: Tabaninae
There are 55 species, most of which are in Canada and Alaska
On Skunk Cabbage Leaves
Petersburg, Alaska

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lejun30-Jul-2012 14:19
Hi Jerry: There are a number of biting flies and I would refer you to this link which is a very good reference. Thanks for your interest!
Guest 29-Jul-2012 19:42
I have found these giant flies in Bellefontaine Ohio just outsid the city in farm country. Being from the city of Columbus, these are very scary looking and dive bomb the kids when they are swimming in the pool. Do these monsters BITE? Email me at if ya know more!!!