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0153 - Yellow Fly of the Dismal Swamp



Diachlorus ferrugatus
8.5mm

USA: FLA: Brevard Co.
4 km SW of Honeymoon Lake
28.2527 -80.6989, 8m
Flying around inside Screening
Hot and Humid, Cloudy

31 May 2020
Z. Gill

Notes: Was not afraid of me, continually flew towards me




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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Hexapoda
Class Insecta
Order Diptera
No Taxon Orthorrhapha
Infraorder Tabanomorpha
Family Tabanidae
Subfamily Tabaninae
Tribe Diachlorini
Genus Diachlorus
Species ferrugatus




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References

Subfamily Tabaninae - Horse Flies - BugGuide.Net
Beating the bite of the yellow fly - News - The Times - Apalachicola, FL
IN59500.pdf
These suck – Diachlorus ferrugatus (Fabricius) – Family Tabanidae - 30A Vacation Home Properties
yellow fly - Diachlorus ferrugatus
Yellow Fly of the Dismal Swamp (Diachlorus ferrugatus) · iNaturalist
Diachlorus ferrugatus - Wikipedia
Tabaninae - Wikipedia