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Genus Lipoptena

Neolipoptena ferrisi?? - Lipoptena Louse fly - Lipoptena depressa Hippoboscid - Lipoptena Squat thick legged fly - Lipoptena depressa Cleg fly - Lipoptena Lipoptena mazamae Rondani - Lipoptena mazamae Lipotena cervi - Lipoptena cervi Lipotena cervi - Lipoptena cervi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Hippoboscoidea
Family Hippoboscidae (Louse Flies)
Subfamily Lipopteninae
Genus Lipoptena
Numbers
Three spp. per Arnett (1985) (1), Maa (1969):
Lipoptena cervi Linnaeus 1758 - Northeast, introduced from Europe
Lipoptena depressa Say 1823 - West
Lipoptena mazamae Rondani 1878 - Southeast to Texas
Print References
Maa, T.C. 1969. A Revised Checklist and Concise Host Index of Hippoboscidae (Diptera). Pacific Insects Monograph, 20: 261-299. (2)
Internet References
Images of Lipoptena depressa: Dorsal view, ventral view, lateral, front views, from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia.
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A revised Checklist and Concise Host Index of Hippoboscidae (Diptera).
Maa, T.C. 1969. Pacific Insects Monograph 20: 261-299.