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Tribe Tabanini

Horsefly - Tabanus quinquevittatus - female Crane Fly? - Hybomitra microcephala - female Horse - Tabanus Horse fly - Tabanus lineola Unknown Tabanid - Tabanus Tabanus maybe T subsimilis? - Tabanus trimaculatus Horsefly - Tabanus proximus Peach-eating horse fly - Tabanus catenatus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Tabanomorpha
Family Tabanidae (Horse and Deer Flies)
Subfamily Tabaninae (Horse Flies)
Tribe Tabanini
Numbers
~180 spp. in 7 genera in our area(1)(2), ~600 spp. in 11 genera total(3)
Range
worldwide
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1981. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.
2.Poeciloderas quadripunctatus
3.BioLib.cz