Subject: Is this a Bot Fly?
Location: South Windsor ct
July 24, 2015 4:08 pm
Hello I am in south Windsor ct and the almost 2 inch fly wondered into our shop.
I looked up bot fly and saw there was different types and did find one that looked like this.
Signature: Is this a bot fly?
This is most certainly NOT a Bot Fly, but a Horse Fly in the family Tabanidae, and based on the spacing between the eyes, it is a blood sucking female. We believe it is Tabanus stygius based on this BugGuide image.
Thank you Daniel, I only asked because there was a Bot fly found in Westport Ct.