Chrysops caecutiens- Lode walk

This one bit me on the back of my neck

One of our two frequent deerflies and with a strongly developed taste for human blood. It can occur in a variety of habitats and the predatory larvae live in wet mud and debris at the edges of streams and pools. The females have a characteristic splayed v-shaped marking on tergite 2. Males have the abdomen almost entirely black, though tergite 2 is narrowly orange at its sides; the male mid tibiae are normally entirely black… Steve Falk

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