Chrysops caucatiens Chrysops relictus Hybomitra bimaculata    
  Haematopota pluvialis Haematopota crassicornis Haematopota grandis    
  Tabanus bromius Tabanus autumnalis      
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Tabanidae (Horseflies & Clegs)

The majority of people avoid these blood-sucking flies, but they are considered by some as beautiful. Many species have patterned wings and brightly coloured eyes.  The eye markings (which fade soon after death), and the differing size of eye facets, could be important as identification features.

There are at least thirty British species in three tribes.