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A Daddy-Long-Legs in the American sense = a Harvestman which is member of the Opiliones .In the UK we use the term Daddy-Long-Legs to refer to the Crane-Fly such as Tipula Paludosa http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_fly. Other names for this fly, common at this time of year in the Northern Hemisphere, are Jenny-Long-Legs (in Scotland), and Tommy-Spinner or Jimmy Spinner in parts of Yorkshire.There is also the confusion caused by the "Garage Spider" Pholcus Phalangioides sometimes called the "Daddy-Long-Legs Spider".
Spotted on Jul 4, 2012 Submitted on Jul 24, 2012
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