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Checklist of horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) from Taquaruçu, Tocantins, Brazil, with new records for the state
A list of horse fly species is presented for the district of Taquarucu, Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil . A total of 34 species and three varieties were recorded over one year of collections. From those,Expand
Activity of tabanids (Insecta: Diptera: Tabanidae) attacking the reptiles Caiman crocodilus (Linn.) (Alligatoridae) and Eunectes murinus (Linn.) (Boidae), in the central Amazon, Brazil.
Diurnal activities showed species-specific patterns and preferences for body area and related behavior of the host, and Observations on the attack of tabanids on one dead caiman are presented. Expand
Corrections and additions to Catalogue of Neotropical Diptera (Tabanidae) of Coscarón & Papavero (2009)
The Neotropical region has 1,205 Tabanidae species, besides 35 unrecognized species and 29 nomina nuda, including 15 recently described species. Expand
The Neotropical genus AcanthoceraMacquart is redefined. 28 species are presented with synonymic list, figures, diagnosis and key to females. The subgenus NothocanthoceraFairchild of DichelaceraisExpand
Taxonomic revision of the New World genus Chlorotabanus Lutz, 1913 (Diptera: Tabanidae)
The genus Chlorotabanus Lutz is revised herein based on examination of external morphology of type material and specimens from Brazilian and international institutions, as well as a dichotomous key for identification of females. Expand
Taxonomic revision of the Neotropical genus Pityocera Giglio-Tos, 1896 (Diptera: Tabanidae: Scionini).
The genus Pityocera Giglio-Tos is revised based on examination of external morphology and genitalia of type material and specimens from Brazilian and foreign institutions, as well as a key for identification of species. Expand
Catalogue of type specimens of the Collection of Invertebrates of Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil. III. Hexapoda: Isoptera, Mantodea, Mecoptera, Orthoptera, Plecoptera,
São listados alfabeticamente em cada familia os nomes das especies, seguidos da citacao bibliografica, nome original do genero, categoria do tipo, numero de registro na colecao, dados de localidade e comentarios quando pertinentes. Expand
The Tabanidae of the Mitaraka expedition, with an updated check list of French Guiana (Diptera)
During this “The authors' Planet Revisited” survey nine tabanid species were recorded from French Guiana for the first time: Chrysops ecuadorensis Lutz, C. incisus Macquart, Catachlorops amazonicus Henriques & Gorayeb, Chlorotabanus flagellatus Krolow & Henriques, Cryptoylus cauri Stone and one unidentified Chrysops. Expand
Phorcotabanus cinereus (Wiedemann, 1821) (Diptera, Tabanidae), an ornithophilic species of Tabanid in Central Amazon, Brazil.
In Central Amazon, Brazil, the tabanid Phorcotabanus cinereus (Wiedemann) was recorded attacking the native duck Cairina moschata (Linnaeus) (Anseriformes, Anatidae), suggesting that this species has a preference for ducks, which are plentiful in the region. Expand