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Arthropod discovered by Mardon (#2806)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 14, 2014 @ 3:45 PM
Posted on: July 14, 2014 @ 7:20 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Landed on my left hand. I took the photos with my right hand. It stung a bit as it was drawing my blood. The 'tube' that it used to suck the blood is clearly visable in a couple of the photos. Only female Deer Flies draw blood so this was a female. I know, kind of crazy to let it bite me, especially since they can cause allergic reactions but I've had other bites from Stouts and they've never bothered me that bad.

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By Lessa on 7/15/2014 7:55:51 AM

Stout bites hurt!!! I'd rather be bitten by a mosquito. 

By Barry Hicks on 4/30/2015 10:12:00 PM

very cool photos Mardon.  You are dedicated :-)

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