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Notch-horned cleg

Paul Iddon

We as humans just don't want to get too close to the cleg fly females - them pincers make a nasty mess of your skin!

(Haematopota crassicornis and) Haematopota pluvialis are very similar. This is the latter (brown mottled wings).

She kept landing on my shirt and I kept flicking her away - and for a brief amount of time, she landed on the fence, where I felt more comfy approaching!


Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
These are the annoyance and misery of deer, horses and cattle!

Are there Trabanidae species that attack frogs toads and snakes too?


Paul Iddon

I know of none that do frogs and snakes, but there may well be.

She wanted a piece of me as I was out with the camera - and chased me more than I chased her!