See also: tabanus

Translingual Edit

Tabanus bovinus, female

Etymology Edit

From Latin tabānus (gadfly, horsefly).

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Tabanus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Tabanidae – over 1,300 species of bloodsucking flies, including gadflies, horseflies, and breezeflies, the females of many of which are capable of inflicting a severe and painful bite; in some species, said to transmit trypanosomes.

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