horse fly, Tabanus proximus  (Diptera: Tabanidae) - 1474014

horse fly
Tabanus proximus Walker, 1848

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: blood feeding female, dorsal view, collected 29 August 1992 near Statesboro, Bulloch, Co., Georgia. Photographer providing blood meal. Published in S. McKeever and F.E. French, 1997. Fascinating beautiful blood feeders, American Entomologist 43: 217-226. Won Honorable Mention in Entomological Society of America photo salon.
Image type: Field
Subject Gender: Female
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: near Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia, United States

Photographer Information

Name: Sturgis McKeever
Organization: Georgia Southern University
Country: United States

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Node Affiliation: University of Georgia

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