Notes on Neotropical Tabanidae XII: Classification and distribution, with keys to genera and subgenera

  title={Notes on Neotropical Tabanidae XII: Classification and distribution, with keys to genera and subgenera},
  author={G. B. Fairchild},
A summary of the classification of the Neotropical Tabanidae (Diptera) is provided, with keys to subfamilies, tribes, genera and subgenera. Distribution and content of each taxon to subgenus is given, together with discussion of patterns of distribution and phylogeny. One new genus and 10 new subgenera are characterized, all based on previously described species. 

A new genus and three new species of Pangoniini (Diptera: Tabanidae) from Bolivia

The genus Boliviamyia gen. nov. and it’s type species fairchildi sp. nov. are described. Two new species of Esenbeckia (Esenbeckia), griseipleura sp. nov. and gracilipalpis sp. nov. are described.

Tabanids in South America

The text provides information on taxonomy, morphological data, distribution, and bionomy on most recorded species of tabanids in South America. The distribution parameters of spe‐ cies according to

Descrição de uma nova espécie de Chlorotabanus (Insecta, Diptera, Tabanidae) da Região Neotropical

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First records of two genera and thirteen species of Tabanidae (Diptera) from Honduras

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Three previously described and one new species are treated and an illustrated key for female adults and for known pupae species are provided.

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The subgenus Scaptia (Lepmia) Fairchild: redescription of females and description of a male (Diptera: Tabanidae: Pangoniinae).

The subgenus Scaptia (Lepmia) Fairchild, known only from mountainous areas of Southeast of Brazil, is redescribed and illustrated. It is contrasted with similar species of Scaptia (Pseudoscione). It

A New Species of Scaptia (Scaptia) from Bolivia (Diptera: Tabanidae)

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The purpose of the present communication is to furnish a key for the determination of the known species, to describe 3 new species and the hitherto unknown male of another, and to indulge in brief comments on certain species of questionable status.