Tabanus trivittatus, Fabricius, 1805

Carmo, Daniel D. D. & Henriques, Augusto L., 2019, Taxonomy of Tabanus trivittatus species-group (Diptera: Tabanidae), with description of five new species, Zootaxa 4554 (1), pp. 63-100: 65

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4554.1.2

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scientific name

Tabanus trivittatus
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Key to known males of Tabanus trivittatus  species-group. Adapted from Fairchild (1976)

1 Ventral half (inflated portion) of subcallus wholly bare and shiny ( Figs. 6CView FIGURE 6, 8CView FIGURE 8).................................... 2

- At least ventral half of subcallus pruinescent ( Figs. 2CView FIGURE 2, 20CView FIGURE 20, 26CView FIGURE 26, 28CView FIGURE 28).......................................... 5

2 Middorsal abdominal stripe very broad ( Fig. 6AView FIGURE 6). Dorsolateral barely visible......................... T. argentivittatus 

- Middorsal abdominal stripe not so broad. Dorsolateral obviously evident.......................................... 3

3 All femora black, strongly contrasting with yellow tibiae ( Fig. 8BView FIGURE 8)...................................... T. callosus 

- At least mid and hind femora yellow, not contrasting with the yellow and yellow haired tibiae......................... 4

4 Dorsolateral abdominal stripes a series of oval patches................................................. T. schadei 

- Dorsolateral abdominal stripes continuous...................................................... T. restrepoensis 

5 Area of large facets of the eye distinctly pilose.............................................................. 6

- Area of large facets of the eye bare........................................................................ 7

6 Postpedicel long and slender ( Fig. 26DView FIGURE 26). Abdomen banded ventrally.................................... T. trivittatus 

- Postpedicel short and broad. Abdomen unbanded ventrally............................................. T. palpalis 

7 Subcallus with a dorsal triangular shiny area ( Fig. 2CView FIGURE 2)........................................ T. albocapillus  sp.n.

- Subcallus entirely pruinescent, without shiny area ( Figs. 20CView FIGURE 20, 28CView FIGURE 28).............................................. 8

8 Middorsal abdominal stripe broad and even, dorsolateral stripes faint or absent. Occipital band of small facets very narrow............................................................................................. T. unistriatus 

- Middorsal abdominal stripe narrower than the well-marked dorsolateral stripes. Occipital band of small facets wide.................................................................................................. T. rhizonshine 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tabanidae

Genus

Tabanus