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Tabanus atratus

(Black Horse Fly)


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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Black Horse Fly


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Tabanus americanus Forster • Tabanus fulvopilosus Johnson • Tabanus nantuckensis Hine • Tabanus niger Palisot De Beauvois • Tabanus validus Wiedemann


Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 2009

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Tabanus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 31 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. aar (Horse Fly) · T. americanus (American Horse Fly) · T. atratus (Black Horse Fly) · T. conterminus (Salt Marsh Greenhead) · T. enderleini (Horse Fly) · T. fulvicallus (Horse Fly) · T. fulvulus (Horse Fly) · T. fumeus (Horse Fly) · T. gladiator (Horse Fly) · T. imitans (Horse Fly) · T. lineola (Striped Horse Fly) · T. longiusculus (Horse Fly) · T. melanocerus (Horse Fly) · T. molestus (Horse Fly) · T. nigrescens (Horse Fly) · T. nigrovittatus (Greenhead Horse Fly) · T. pallidescens (Horse Fly) · T. particaecus (Horse Fly) · T. petiolatus (Horse Fly) · T. proximus (Horse Fly) · T. pumilus (Horse Fly) · T. punctifer (Western Horsefly) · T. rufrofrater (Horse Fly) · T. sparus (Horse Fly) · T. strangmannii (Horse Fly) · T. stygius (Horse Fly) · T. sulcifrons (Horse Fly) · T. townsvilli (Horse Fly) · T. trijunctus (Horse Fly) · T. trimaculatus (Horse Fly) · T. zythicolor (Horse Fly)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal November 30, 2007:


Last Revised: 1/31/2015