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Species Chrysops lateralis

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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
Species lateralis (Chrysops lateralis)
Identification
Both basal cells mostly hyaline; apical spot expanded, nearly separated from crossband by hyaline triangle; abdomen with median yellow stripe; face without pruinose stripe.
Remarks
"Often abundant and pestiferous."(1)
Works Cited
1.Tabanidae of Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains 1: a photographic key to the species of Chrysopsinae and Pangoniinae
Thomas A.W., Marshall S.A. 2009. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 8.