Horse Fly

House Fly

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Horse flies vary in length from about ½ to 1 ¼ inches long, are black to gray in color and have large, vibrant bright green eyes. Their wings usually are clear or have a cloudy appearance.


Non-Venomous, but can deliver a painful bite.


Horse flies breed near freshwater and saltwater areas and streams. Females will lay their eggs on the wet soil or on plants near the water.