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Related to Tabanidae: Asilidae, Hippoboscidae, Tachinidae
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Noun1.Tabanidae - horseflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
cleg, clegg, horse fly, horsefly - large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals
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agrarius mice and goats in Jiangsu Province, China (21), and from the gadfly (species not defined) in the family Tabanidae in Henan Province, China (17).
The family Tabanidae includes horse flies, deer flies, and yellow flies, which are considered significant pests of livestock in the United States (Hansens 1979; Goodwin et al.
They belong to the insect order Diptera, families Tabanidae and Ceratopogonidae.
Although not formally employed at the Natal Museum, Pamela was in receipt of a series of grants from the CSIR and worked on the systematics of Tabanidae (11), publishing a series of taxonomic papers under her maiden name in the Annals of the Natal Museum (e.
The macroinvertebrate community in the mainstream of the Pigeon River commonly includes stoneflies (Taeniopterigidae), mayflies (Leptophlebiidae, Heptageniidae), caddisflies (Limnephilidae, Hydropsychidae, Phryganeidae, Polycentropodidae, Phil-opotamidae), amphipods (Gammaridae), isopods (Asellidae), black flies (Simuliidae), midges (Chironomidae), other Diptera (Athericidae, Culici-dae, Tabanidae, Tipulidae), true bugs (Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Gerridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), water beetles (Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydrophilidae), dragon flies (Anisoptera), damsel flies (Coena-grionidae)T hellgrammites (Corydalidae), alderflies (Sialidae), and crayfish (Decapoda).
This trap type is intended to be placed in an open, sunny area to heat the black plastic, which serves as an attractant for Tabanidae and other blood-feeding insects.
Ceratopogonidae 6 1 (heavily Tabanidae 5 1 polluted) Coenagrionidae (Agria 7 1 sp.
The following 17 Dipteran families were recorded for both sites: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
A total of 64 cultures of Spiroplasma were isolated from 100 flies (Tabanidae) in Costa Rica, representing 19 species distributed in 6 genera of Tabanidae.
7,11 Diptera Muscidae Musca domestica 7-11,14-15,17 Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomya rufifacies 7-11 Diptera Tabanidae Diachlorus 10 ferrugatus ** Diptera Piophilidae * 15 Fall 2010--Raccoon Hymenoptera Formicidae Solenopsis invicta 1,3,6,9,13 Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomya rufifacies 6,8-10,13-15 Coleoptera * * 7 Diptera Muscidae Musca domestica 9-10,14-15 Diptera Fanniidae Fannia spp.