Orange-banded Mydas Fly

Photo: Brice Praslicka Species: Orange-banded Mydas Fly (Mydas clavata) It may look terrifying with its black hairs, orange waist and toes, and odd shape, but the mydas fly is actually a rather benevolent creature. It doesn’t sting and doesn’t seem to bite. Some believe that they hunt other insects, but it apparently has not been…