Family: Tabanidae

Horse Flies, Deer Flies

These photos supplement pages 162-183 of the Guide to Aquatic Invertebrates of the Upper Midwest. Information on the biology of Dolichopodidae can be found on page 183.

Tabanidae

Tabanidae head Tabanidae end Tabanidae ventral welts

Diptera

CeratopogonidaeCeratopogonidae
Biting Midges

ChironomidaeChironomidae
Non-biting Midges


CulicidaeCulicidae
Mosquitos


DixidaeDixidae
Dixid Midges


EmpididaeEmpididae
Dance Flies


PsychodidaePsychodidae
Moth Flies


PtychopteridaePtychopteridae
Phantom Crane Flies


SimuliidaeSimuliidae
Black Flies


StratiomyidaeStratiomyidae
Soldier Flies


SyrphidaeSyrphidae
Rat-tailed Maggots


TabanidaeTabanidae
Horse Flies


TipulidaeTipulidae
Crane Flies