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Tribe Haematopotini

Possible Deer/Horse Fly? - Haematopota rara Unknown Fly - Haematopota rara Haematopota americana Osten Sacken, 1875 - Haematopota americana - female Cleg Fly - Haematopota rara - female Cleg Fly - Haematopota rara - female Biting Fly - Haematopota americana Biting Fly - Haematopota americana - female key chararacters - Haematopota rara - female
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 Haematopotini
5 spp. (all in Haematopota) in our area(1), ~130 spp. in 4 genera total(2)
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.