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chrysops nigribimbo
brian reily
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Posted on 03-10-2006 20:42

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does any one know what these things look like?
confused... as usual
brian reily
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it seems we had one in the collection but it got lost
confused... as usual
Tony Irwin
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As Whitney described this species in 1879, I think we may assume he wasn't using "bimbo" in a 20th century way. Literally the species name means "black child" in Latin/Italian but why he used that term for a Chrysops ...?
Of course, as a species it is best known for its funny name - a Google search using it will lead to many sites that specialise in funny species names - evidence that entomologists have an outstanding sense of humour! Smile
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