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Lovebugs

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Lovebugs are also known as March flies. During and after mating, adult pairs remain coupled, even in flight, for up to several days. They are inch long with a pair of smoky-colored wings, a black slender body, and a red thorax.

Lovebugs do not bite or sting and are primarily found as a nuisance to drivers. They travel in swarms along highways, because they are attracted to exhaust fumes, which resemble decomposing plant debris.

For more information, please visit edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg068.

 

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