Overview

Distribution

Localidad del tipo: U.S.A., Carolina.
Depositario del tipo: Holotype female lost.
Recolector del tipo:

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Hind tibiae without apical spurs; basicosta without strong setae; third antennal segment with at most an acute dorsobasal angle; tibiae not or only slightly inflated; wings not glass clear or abdomen drawn out into an elongated point; mesopleura shiny or pearly tomentose in contrast to the rest of the pleuron; labella unsclerotized; frontoclypeus shiny and inflated; wings with subapical dark patch; mesoscutum wholly yellow-brown tomentose, without a broad median black shiny stripe.

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Type Information

Localidad del tipo: U.S.A., Carolina.
Depositario del tipo: Holotype female lost.
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Ecology

Habitat

Most commonly found in cypress and mangrove swamp habitats.

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Trophic Strategy

Females are serious pests of mammals including humans, inflicting very painful bites.

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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Females attack in much the same manner as species of Chrysops.

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Life Cycle

Immature stages have been collected from cypress root mats near lake margins, and from moss and debris on floating logs and from moss growing on the edges of large lakes.

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Diachlorus ferrugatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Source: Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)

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Conservation

Conservation Status

This species can be extremely abundant and pestiferous.

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