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Species Tabanus proximus

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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
Genus Tabanus
Species proximus (Tabanus proximus)
Explanation of Names
Tabanus proximus Walker 1848
Numbers
2 sspp. (T. p. benedictus Whitney, T. p. proximus Walker)
Identification
Key characters(1):
eye bare; no ocellar tubercle

abdomen unicolorous

palpi dark brown

furcation with a dark spot (see image 2)
mesonotum black (see image 2)
frons narrow, distinctly widened above (see image 1); antennae mostly orange
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The horseflies of the subfamily Tabaninae of the Nearctic Region
Stone A. 1938. USDA Misc. Publ. 305. 171 pp.