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flavidus group

Chrysops flavidus ??? - Chrysops - female Chrysops flavidus group? - Chrysops - female deer fly - Chrysops - female Fly ID 073114 - Chrysops - female Deer fly - Chrysops brunneus - male Chrysops flavidus group - Chrysops brunneus Chrysops flavidus group - Chrysops brunneus June deer fly - Chrysops celatus - female
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
Numbers
Nine species
Identification
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.
Range
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)