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The more than 300 species include the black fly, stable fly and deer fly, though the bite of the horsefly is one of the most painful.
In July 2007, an outbreak of ulceroglandular tularemia occurred in Utah among visitors to the southwest shore of Utah Lake; an epidemiologic investigation implicated deer fly bites as the source of infection (8).
Deer fly - This fly's family includes the larger horse flies; both are known for their painful bites.