Horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of Paraná State, Brazil: pictorial identification key for subfamilies, tribes and genera
Keywords:horse fly, deer fly, taxonomy, pictorial key
AbstractA survey of Tabanid species with occurrence in Paraná State was done in this paper, based on literature, records of the Collection of Entomology Padre Jesus Santiago Moure deposited in the Department of Zoology of the Federal University of Paraná (DZUP), records of the Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo (MZUSP) and on samplings done during the first year of the Project "Survey of the entomological fauna in Paraná State" (PROFAUPAR). A pictorial identification key for subfamilies, tribes and genera from Paraná was elaborated. Schematic drawings to illustrate the characters of genera have been done, corresponding to the morphology of head, wing, abdomen and legs. There are 68 species registered, distributed in 23 genera, six tribes and three subfamilies; 28 species are newly recorded for this State.
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Turcatel, M., Carvalho, C. J. B. de, & Rafael, J. A. (2007). Horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of Paraná State, Brazil: pictorial identification key for subfamilies, tribes and genera. Biota Neotropica, 7(2). Retrieved from //www.biotaneotropica.org.br/BN/article/view/305