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Crane Fly

Tipulidae sp.

Description:

A big orange Crane Fly, long stretched leg like a crane, distinctive orange colored head, thorax, & abdomen.

Habitat:

Spotted during a day walk at Kebun Raya Cibodas, a 80ha area above 1.400 metres high, mix of botanical park with big trees & palms and surrounded by rainforest at the foot of Gene volcano, Java - Indonesia. Crane flies are found worldwide, though individual species usually have limited ranges. They are most diverse in the tropics, and are also common in northern latitudes and high elevations.

Notes:

The larvae of crane flies are known commonly as leatherjackets. Kingdom: Animalia Clade: Euarthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Diptera Superfamily: Tipuloidea Family: Tipulidae

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JordiPrats
Spotted by
JordiPrats

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Lat: -6.75, Long: 107.02

Spotted on Nov 11, 2017
Submitted on Dec 3, 2017

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