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Chlorotabanus crepuscularis  Green Horse Fly (Chlorotabanus crepuscularis)  Chlorotabanus crepuscularis,Laowa100mm2xMacro,canon,horsefly,insect,macro,nature,outdoors Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. That's one beautiful species and stunning macro!

    I noticed you got a pretty deep depth of field, did you focus stack?
    Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks!!...No stacking..f/10 aperture and just got lucky.
      I grew up on a farm and around horses and cows all my life (54 now) and I have never seen one of these before..did not even know they existed.
      Posted 7 months ago, modified 7 months ago
      1. I wonder if this one stings, some horse flies have very painful bites. You'd be quite aware of its existence lol. Posted 7 months ago
  2. Beautiful shot Posted 7 months ago

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"Chlorotabanus crepuscularis" is a species of horse flies in the family Tabanidae. This species is the only green tabinid in North America. It can be found from Texas to Delaware. In Florida, this sanguinivorous fly is seen as an adult from March through September, but is most active from May to mid-July.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by t7iguy
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By t7iguy

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Uploaded Jun 14, 2022. Captured Jun 1, 2022 14:27.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T7i
  • f/10.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm