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Species Chrysops callidus

Deer Fly - Chrysops callidus - female deer fly - Chrysops callidus - female Biting Deer Fly - Chrysops callidus - female Biting Deer Fly - Chrysops callidus - female Chrysops - Chrysops callidus - female Deer fly - Chrysops callidus Chrysops callidus Diptera - Flies - Chrysops callidus
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 Chrysopsinae (Deer Flies)
Tribe Chrysopsini
Genus Chrysops
No Taxon (callidus group)
Species callidus (Chrysops callidus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken in 1875 as Chrysops callidus
Explanation of Names
callidus is Latin for "crafty, shrewd, cunning, clever"
Range
Southern Canada and eastern United States
Internet References
Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History. v.2, p. 379    Osten-Sacken's original description of the species