Subject:  huge black fly on awning to be out of the rain
Geographic location of the bug:  smyrna delaware 19977
Date: 08/09/2021
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

Male Black Horse Fly

Dear 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.

Location: Smyrna, Delaware

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