Green Horsefly (Chlorotabanus crepuscularis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Green Horsefly (Chlorotabanus crepuscularis)

only green tabanid in North america.

larva predaceous. Females bite mammals. Flies are pollinators too.

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/17583

Shown on Florida Native Plant WATER COWBANE (Tiedemannia filiformis)

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1 comment
  1. Such a pretty picture, Loret! It looks like a lovely painting!

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