Tabanini is a tribe of horse and deer flies in the family Tabanidae. There are at least 220 described species in Tabanini.[2][3]

Tabanus bovinus - closeup.jpg
Tabanus bovinus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tabanidae
Subfamily: Tabaninae
Tribe: Tabanini
Enderlein, 1922[1]



  1. ^ a b c d Enderlein, G. (1922). "Ein neues Tabanidensystem". Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin. 10: 333–351. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  2. ^ Moucha, J. (1976). "Horse-flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of the World. Synoptic Catalogue" (PDF). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae Supplements. 7: 1–320. Retrieved 11 September 2022.
  3. ^ Burger, J. F. (1995). "Catalog of Tabanidae (Diptera) in North America north of Mexico". International Contributions on Entomology. Associated Publishers. 1 (1): 1–100.
  4. ^ a b Philip, C.B. (1941). "Comments on the supra-specific categories of Nearctic Tabanidae". The Canadian Entomologist. 73: 2–14.
  5. ^ Osten Sacken, C.R. (1876). "Prodrome of a monograph of the Tabanidae of the United States. Part II. The genus Tabanus". Memoirs (Boston Society of Natural History). 2: 421–479. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  6. ^ Zeller, P.C. (1842). "Dipterologische Beytrage. Zweyte Abtheilung". Isis (Oken's). 1842: 807–847.
  7. ^ Bequaert, J.C. (1933). "Notes on the Tabanidae described by the late C.P. Whitney". Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History. 8: 81–88.

Further readingEdit

  • Ross H. Arnett (30 July 2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0212-1.

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