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Cleg Fly

A cleg fly, probably Haematopota pluvialis (a member of the horse flies, family Tabanidae, order Diptera), judging by the good match between the wing patterns in the following photo and that on page 305 of Michael Chinery's Complete British Insects (Collins, 2005).

Photos taken in Reading University grounds, Readng, UK, on 2009-06-21.

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