Subject: huge black fly on awning to be out of the rain
Geographic location of the bug: smyrna delaware 19977
Time: 08:53 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Exactly 1.25 inches long. I have never seen a fly this large, ID??
How you want your letter signed: moliken
This is a male Black Horse Fly, Tabanus atratus. Observe how close together the eyes are spaces. That is a sign it is a male. Female Horse Flies have a noticeable space between the eyes.