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Notch-horned Cleg - Haematopota pluvialis

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Notch-horned Cleg Notch-horned Cleg - Haematopota pluvialis dylan Bristol 19 Aug 2023, 3:59 p.m. 21 Jun 2023, 12:43 p.m.

Species Description

Common and widespread throughout the UK. Habitat includes: farmland, allotments, woodland etc. Flight period: May to October. Diet: Male feeds on nectar, Female is a blood sucker and will bite humans, livestock etc. Lavae live in damp soil and rotten wood.