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Hybomitra micans (Black-legged Horse Fly)

Synonyms: Tabanus austriacus; Tabanus nigerrima; Tabanus nigra; Tabanus signata

Wikipedia Abstract

Hybomitra is a genus of horse fly in the family Tabanidae. It contains the following species: \n* H. acuminata (Loew, 1858) \n* H. aequetincta (Becker, 1900) \n* H. alegrei Dias, 1984 \n* H. arpadi (Szilády, 1923) \n* H. astuta (Osten Sacken, 1876) \n* H. aterrima (Meigen, 1820) \n* H. auripila (Meigen, 1820) \n* H. bimaculata (Macquart, 1826) - hairy-legged horsefly \n* H. borealis (Fabricius, 1781) \n* H. caucasi (Szilády, 1923) \n* H. caucasica (Enderlein, 1925) \n* H. ciureai (Séguy, 1937) - Levels yellow-horned horsefly \n* H. decora (Loew, 1858) \n* H. distinguenda (Verrall, 1909) - bright horsefly \n* H. erberi (Brauer, 1880) \n* H. expollicata (Pandellé, 1883) - striped horsefly \n* H. hinei (Johnson, 1904) \n* H. kaurii Chvála & Lyneborg, 1970 \n* H. longipalpis (Kröber, 1923) \n* H. lundbecki Lynebo
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Windsor Forest and Great Park 4169 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Aegopodium podagraria (bishop's goutweed)[1]
Ochlerotatus punctor <Unverified Name>[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Agonopterix heracliana1
Anabolia nervosa (Quiverfly)1
Anacaena lutescens1
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)1
Atolmis rubricollis (Red-necked Footman Moth)1
Chloromyia formosa (Green Soldier Fly)1
Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider)1
Empis tessellata (Dance Fly)1
Gortyna flavago1
Haematopota crassicornis (Black-horned Cleg)1
Hydrometra stagnorum (Water Measurer)1
Nepa cinerea (Water Scorpion)1
Pachytodes cerambyciformis1
Pirata piraticus (Spider)1
Rhingia campestris1
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Currant borer/Clearwing moth)1
Tabanus autumnalis (Large Marsh Horse Fly)1
Tabanus bovinus (Pale Giant Horse Fly)1
Tabanus bromius (Band-eyed Brown Horse Fly)1
Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)1


Pollinator of 
Aegopodium podagraria (bishop's goutweed)[1]





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