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Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia

Bastiaan M Drees

Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia

an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae)

by Bastiaan M Drees

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Published by West Virginia University Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station in Morgantown, W.V .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horseflies,
  • Deerflies,
  • Diptera -- West Virginia,
  • Horseflies

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 65-67

    StatementBastiaan M. Drees, Linda Butler, L.L. Pechuman.
    SeriesWest Virginia University. Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. Bulletin -- 674, June 1980, Bulletin (West Virginia University. Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station) -- 674
    ContributionsButler, Linda, 1943-, Pechuman, L. L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22775663M

      This is a Black Horse Fly, not a Deer Fly, but Horse Flies and Deer Flies are both in the family Tabanidae, so they do resemble one another. Deer Flies and Horse Flies are both biting Flies, but only the females bite and suck blood, and the bite is reported to be quite painful. Toronto Wildlife, Horse & Deer Flies. Black Horse Fly - approx. 3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August Missing: West Virginia.

    A horse fly. Deer Flies and Horse Flies Phil Pellitteri, UW Insect Diagnostic Lab. There are over 30species of blood feeding deer flies (Chrysops) and horse flies (Tabanus, Hybomitra) found in Wisconsin. They belong to a family of flies called the Tabanids. Deer flies and horse flies can be active from May until g: West Virginia. Horse flies If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

    The Horse Flies SCHEDULE. According to Erica McAlister, author of the recent book, The Secret Life of Flies (, Firefly Books, $), entomologists have named approximately , species of flies. Some experts.


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Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia by Bastiaan M Drees Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bulletin (West Virginia University. Agricultural Experiment Station) Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia: an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae). Journal of Economic Education Books by Language Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Journal of Management Studies Journal of materials engineering.

Additional Collections Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology Get this from a library. Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia: an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae). [Bastiaan M Drees; Linda Butler; L L Pechuman] -- Intensive collection of Tabanidae was conducted throughout West Virginia from through This resulted in a collection of 68 species and sub-species in 9 genera known for the state.

Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia: an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae). Tabanidae were collected intensively throughout West Virginia from to Cited by: 2.

Our Fly Trap Catches Horse Flies, Deer Flies, Bull Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia book, Green Flies, Yellow Head Flies, Stable Flies and Many Other Types of Biting Flies with the Epps Biting Fly Trap.

We ship throughout the entire united states, mainly on the east cost states like Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, N&S Carolina Virginia and West Virginia.

Horse flies (Figure 1) are moderate to large flies (14 to 19 mm long); their wings are clear and their thorax grayish-brown. Deer flies (Figure 2) are small to medium flies (10 to 13 mm long).

Their wings are tinted smokey gray-brown or have dark patterns, Missing: West Virginia. A list of the most popular flies in West Virginia, along with hatch charts, river reports, and other helpful information to make your next trip to West Virginia the best trip yet.

** FEDEX 2 Day or Priority Mail- Ships Same or Next Business Day **. Though physically smaller than the related Horse Fly, Deer Flies still pack a painful bite and their irksome presence can make it miserable to spend time outdoors.

Bites are not lethal, just annoying. Welts from bites will heal on their own, but ice may help alleviate some symptoms like swelling and pain. Horse and deer flies are annoying biting pests of wildlife, livestock, and humans.

Their blood sucking habits also raise concerns about possible transmission of disease agents. You are encouraged to learn more about the biology of horse and deer flies to avoid being bitten and to understand the public health risk posed by these insects.

The Horse Fly, like the Deer Fly, is extremely difficult to control. They cause intense pain at the site of the bite, which is very annoying to livestock as well as to people. Unlike the Horse Fly which lumbers around you before biting, Deer Flies zoom in, circle fast and bite g: West Virginia.

Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia: an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae). Bulletin of the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, West Virginia University.

The family Tabanidae, commonly known as horse flies, and deer flies, contains pests of cattle, horses and humans. In Florida there are 35 species of Tabanidae that are considered economically important. Horse flies are in the genus Tabanus and deer flies are in the genus g: West Virginia.

Horse fly vs deer fly. Horse flies are similar to deer flies, and both are in the family Tabanidae. The two ways to tell them apart is to look at their overall size and their wings.

Horse flies tend to be much larger with a stouter body and a very large head with very large eyes. Their wings are usually clear or cloudy whereas deer flies have Missing: West Virginia.

The family Tabanidae includes horse flies, deer flies, and yellow flies, which are considered significant pests of livestock in the United States (Hansens ; Goodwin et al. Most females require a blood meal for egg production.

The deer fly is the term given to the small counterpart of the larger horse fly. Like horse flies, deer flies are strong flies and persistent biters. They attack livestock and humans alike. Deer fly adults are mm long and yellow to brown in color with patterned wings.

Unlike mosquitoes, Deer Flies do not hunt at night. Which may be why Deer mostly come out at night. Smart. In coastal Virginia, Deer Fly season usually runs from mid-May through early June.

In other parts of the country certain Deer Fly species thrive and feast all summer Size: 48KB. Horse and deer flies are notorious for drinking blood from cuts they make into their host’s skin. Deer flies are usually smaller than horse flies, and they often have spotted eyes and a dark-spotted pattern on the wings.

Horse flies are larger and usually have solid or striped eyes. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Therefore consider the list below as a general indicator of the insects, bugs and spiders that may be found in a given state or province.

There are a total of Virginia Insects ( Found) in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order (A-to-Z). You can always go back to the Insects by State Listing.

Deer fly. Deer flies are bloodsucking insects considered pests to humans and cattle. They are large flies with large brightly-coloured compound eyes, and large clear wings with dark bands.

They are larger than the common housefly and smaller than the horse-fly. There are Class: Insecta. Horse flies and deer flies of West Virginia: an illustrated key (Diptera, Tabanidae) The Diptera, or true flies, of Illinois I.

Tabanidae The horse flies and deer flies of Maine (Diptera, Tabanidae) Tabanidae of Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains 2: a photographic key to the genera and species of Tabaninae. “Just a horse fly” is so dismissive of a magnificent family of flies, but this is in fact a male Black Horse Fly.

Male Horse Flies have enormous eyes with no space between them, which is an easy way to distinguish between the sexes. Only female Horse Flies are blood-sucking biters, and they have a distinct space between their eyes.Horse Flies and Deer Flies By Eric R.

Eaton From lakes and salt marshes to farms, ranches, and even the zoo, it is hard to avoid the annoyance of horse flies and deer flies, family Tabanidae. Not only are the bites of these giant flies excruciating, our immune system reaction to them can be serious.