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Crane Fly

genus Tipula; subgenus Lunatipula

Description:

Large, brown crane fly with long, slender abdomen, legs and mouth parts. There is a dark stripe down the abdomen. The thorax has a subtle pattern. The eyes range from green to red.

Habitat:

Grass and woodsorrel in backyard after heavy rains.


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Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.05

Spotted on Mar 20, 2012
Submitted on Mar 20, 2012

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