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Horse-fly South Africa->male Haematopota!
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Posted on 29-12-2023 18:31
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Location: Tilburg, The Netherlands
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I would like to know which species I have observed.
It concerns this observation: https://observati...293626036/.
1 Horse-fly unknown - Tabanidae indet.
date: 2023-11-21
location: South Africa - Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Pietsje attached the following image:

Edited by Pietsje on 30-12-2023 22:39
Kind regards,
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Posted on 29-12-2023 21:51

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that is a male Haematopota, it will prove quite a challenge to be identified.

John Carr
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Posted on 29-12-2023 21:55
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Probably Haematopota, with hundreds of species in Africa.
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Posted on 30-12-2023 10:20
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John, thank you for your reply.
Kind regards,
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Posted on 30-12-2023 22:38
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Theo, thanks, ja dat begreep ik al wel. Niet te doen verder.
Kind regards,
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