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flavidus group

unknown - Chrysops flavidus - female Chrysops flavidus ??? - Chrysops - female BG1656 E1789 - Chrysops reicherti - female Chrysopsinae - Chrysops atlanticus - female Unidentified Deer Fly - Chrysops - male Unidentified Deer Fly - Chrysops - male Deer Fly - Chrysops - female Fly ID 073114 - Chrysops - female
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
Nine species
Face and frontal callus shining yellow. Thorax with three stripes darker than background color. With with first basal cell (br) more or less half dark, second basal cell (bm) less dark. Crossband reaches hind margin of wing, apical spot connected to crossband with hyaline triangle not reaching R2+3. Dark triangle on tergite 2, point forward.
Eastern United States and adjacent Ontario and New Brunswick
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)