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Subfamily Tabaninae - Horse Flies

orange-striped tabanid - top - Diachlorus ferrugatus Red and Green Eyes - Tabanus fulvulus - female Pale fly with dark bands and spots on abdomen and striped eyes--Tabanidae Yellow Fly of the Dismal Swamp - Diachlorus ferrugatus - female Tabanid - Tabanus catenatus Hybomitra sodalis - Hybomitra - female Tabanidae - Tabanus Tabanus sp?
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)
Other Common Names
The salt marsh species known as greenheads.
Identification
General features of the Family: Tabanidae. Subfamily Tabaninae separated from the other 2 SF's by NOT having apical spurs on the tibia of the 3rd pair of legs.
Remarks
Subfamily 3 (of 3) of the Family: Tabanidae
3 Tribes are included:
T1 Diachlorini, containing 7 Genera:
... G1 Diachlorus with 1 sp.
... G2 Anacimas with 2 spp.
... G3 Bolbodimyia with 1 sp.
... G4 Chlorotabanus with 1 sp.
... G5 Leucotabanus with 2 spp.

... G6 Microtabanus with 1 sp.:-


... G7 Stenotabanus with 6 spp.
T2 Haematopotini, containing 1 Genus:
... G1 Haematopota with 5 spp.
T3 Tabanini, containing 6 Genera:
... G1 Tabanus with 108 taxa (107 spp, 1ssp.)
... G2 Agkistrocerus with 2 spp.
... G3 Atylotus with 14 spp.
... G4 Hamatabanus with 5 spp.
... G5 Hybomitra with 55 spp.

... G6 Whitneyomyia with 1 sp.:-
Internet References
Tabanidae of Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains 2: Tabaninae (Diptera: Tabanidae). Keys to genera and species, maps, discussion...copiously illustrated with excellent images. This is a fastastic resource!