These large flies are Mydas Flies (Mydas clavatus). They were observed and photographed in Hutchins, Texas by Penny Halstead. Represented behaviors include mating and egg laying.

Mydas Fly - Various

Mydas Fly - Various

Mydas Fly - Various

Mydas Fly - Various

Observation Details

County Dallas Hutchins - RWRC
City Hutchins
Date Jun 23, 2013 – Jul 12, 2013
Time of Day Noon
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Egg Laying, Mating
Gender Mixed
Maturity Adult
Observer Penny Halstead
Main Article Mydas Fly Observation Location