SH3638 : Pry' Llwyd/Cleren-lwyd /Horsefly/Cleg

taken 8 years ago, near to Rhos-Fawr, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Pry' Llwyd/Cleren-lwyd /Horsefly/Cleg
Pry' Llwyd/Cleren-lwyd /Horsefly/Cleg
These ladies are the bane of walkers on hot steamy days. Only the female cleg has the mandibles which they use to saw away at the skin of humans and animals. Adult male horseflies are much more charming, and live on nectar. Horsefly larvae feed on earthworms.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 369 385 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.1891N 4:25.5997W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 369 385
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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