Subject: Deer fly?
Geographic location of the bug: Southern Ontario
Time: 03:22 PM EDT
Father says it’s a deer fly but to me it seems to be to big.. any help? It’s 1/2″-1″ across. For scale the fly is on the side of a 2×4. Early September, middle of the day.
How you want your letter signed: Wayne
this is a Tiger Bee Fly, and you can verify its identity on BugGuide. Tiger Bee Flies do not sting nor do they bite humans.