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Species Chrysops flavidus

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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 Chrysopsinae (Deer Flies)
Tribe Chrysopsini
Genus Chrysops
No Taxon (flavidus group)
Species flavidus (Chrysops flavidus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysops flavidus Wiedemann, 1821
Size
6.5-10 mm (1)
Range
e. US (TX-FL-MA-MO) / W. Indies / Mex. to Belize - Map (1)(2)
Remarks
described as pestiferous to humans, generally attacking the head and neck, and considered one of the worst "stock pests" in the genus Chrysops. (1)
See Also
most commonly confused with C. atlanticus, C. reicherti and C. celatus, all considered at one time to be either subspecies or varieties of C. flavidus. also similar to C. sandy. (1)
Print References
Baier, T.M. 1999. A revision of the flavidus group of the genus Chrysops Meigen (Diptera : Tabanidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101: 175-196. (BHL)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the flavidus group of the genus Chrysops Meigen (Diptera : Tabanidae)
Baier, T. M. 1999. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101: 175-196.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)