Tabanus sudeticus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Tabanus sudeticus
Tabanus sudeticus02.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tabanidae
Genus: Tabanus
Species: T. sudeticus
Binomial name
Tabanus sudeticus
Zeller, 1842

Tabanus sudeticus also known as the dark giant horsefly is a species of biting horse-fly.[1] It is the heaviest fly in Europe.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stubbs, A. & Drake, M. (2001). British Soldierflies and Their Allies: A Field Guide to the Larger British Brachycera. British Entomological & Natural History Society. pp. 512 pp. ISBN 1-899935-04-5. 
Detail of head