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Horse Fly (or Horsefly) (Tabanidae).

Male horse flies are nectar feeders, but the female horse fly, which sucks the blood of mammals, can inflict a painful bite which leaves a triangular hole in the skin and can cause a large swelling.

24th Sep 2008

Biology, Science

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

insect horse fly horsefly Tabanidae

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