April

25

2011

Our Resident Entomologist Weighs In

The horsefly is the fastest insect reaching speeds of more than 90 miles per hour. There are more than 3,500 species of horseflies in the world. In many of those species the female must have a blood meal in order to obtain the necessary protein to develop her eggs, while the males only feed on nectar and pollen.

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