Cleg

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Cleg
Horse fly Tabanus 2.jpg
Tabanus sulcifrons[2]
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Superfaimily: Tabanoidea
Faimily: Tabanidae
Latreille, 1802[1]
Subfaimilies

Insects in the order Diptera, faimily Tabanidae, are for ordinar cried clegs. Aften conseedered pests for the bites that mony inflict, thay are amang the warld's lairgest true flees. Thay are kent tae be verra noisy durin flicht. Thay are important pollinators o flouers an aw, especially in Sooth Africae. Tabanids occur athort the warld, cept at extreme northren an soothren latitudes. Clegs micht can be as smaw as a hooseflee or as muckle as a bum-bee.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1961). The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature. p. 55. 
  2. Cirrus Digital Horse Fly Tabanus sulcifrons