Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0318: 1-5


Published in 2013 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA

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The larvae and pupae of two species of Tabanidae (Diptera), Chrysops beameri Brennan and Hybomitra trispila (Wiedemann), are described and illustrated, and their similarities and differences relative to similar species are discussed. Comments are also provided on the larval habitats and the other species of immature Tabanidae associated with larvae of each species.

Las larvas y pupas de dos especies de Tabanidae (Diptera), Chrysops beameri Brennan y Hybomitra trispila (Wiedemann), se describen e ilustran, y sus similitudes y diferencias con respecto a otras especies similares se discuten. Los comentarios son además, en el hábitat de las larvas y de las otras especies de Tabanidae inmaduros asociados con larvas de cada especie.