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Photo#1032170
light grey tabanid? - Silvius abdominalis

light grey tabanid? - Silvius abdominalis
Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona, USA
June 1, 1996
Size: .5 inch
very light grey tabanid Could I get a genus and if possible species?

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light grey tabanid? - Silvius abdominalis light grey tabanid? - Silvius abdominalis - female

Moved
Moved from Horse and Deer Flies. Silvius, pretty sure abdominalis, thanks for adding it. Why are the two photos listed with different dates? (dorsal is June 1, 1996; lateral is December 31, 1969)

 
Any possibility that this is
Any possibility that this is pollinosus instead? The subapical infuscation on vein R4 is very faint, but there are clear and closer similarities to the wing of pollinosus per The Horse and Deer Flies of Texas by Goodwin and Drees.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

date field needs correction [should be capture date]

 
date field needs correction
Hi the image was captured around the 10th of january. But as this is a museum specimen I figure that does not matter that much. The insect was captured (according to the label) between June and August of 1996. Does this work?

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