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Tabanidae sp. (family)

Unidentified march or horse fly at National Arboretum Woodland

Tabanidae sp. (family) at National Arboretum Woodland - 8 Nov 2020
Tabanidae sp. (family) at National Arboretum Woodland - 8 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Tabanidae sp. (family) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Tabanidae sp. (family) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Rutilia sp. (genus) 9 Nov 2020 AndyRussell

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2 comments

jgl wrote:
   10 Nov 2020
Tabanid or similar - too hard to make out. Confident it's not Rutilia
KimPullen wrote:
   16 Nov 2020
Agree with James - looks to me like a march fly of subfamily Tabaninae.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Nov 2020 03:43 PM Recorded on
  • AndyRussell Recorded by

Additional information

  • Ammobium alatum Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
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