Striped Horse Fly

Tabanus lineola
Tabanus lineola
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Tabanus lineola, also known as the striped horse fly, is a species of biting horse-fly. It is known from the eastern and southern United States and the Gulf coast of Mexico.

Striped Horse Fly

Tabanus lineola

Is Striped Horse Fly harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Diptera
family: Tabanidae
genus: Tabanus


Tabanus lineola females have a pale median stripe on their abdomen and are known for biting. The male does not bite and lacks hair on eyes.