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Cranefly

Tipula Paludosa

Description:

a large crane fly, gray in color with a slightly greenish tint, long fragile legs, and short antenna. and, as most crane flies do, it flew with a kind of clumsiness, bumping into everything.

Habitat:

found on my porch at night, near the porch light, weather cool, skies clear.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Telse
Telse 8 years ago
Cranefly
Tipula Paludosa Crane fly


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6 Comments

Ihazapughappy
Ihazapughappy 8 years ago

Thanks everyone :)

Telse
Telse 8 years ago

Nice specimen Ihazapughappy!

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

cool Ihaz!!

CDville3
CDville3 8 years ago

Yes, a crane fly, but frightening children everywhere by appearing as a mosquito big enough to drink all your blood!

Ihazapughappy
Ihazapughappy 8 years ago

This is a crane fly, I am pretty sure of that.

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 8 years ago

Maybe some kind of May fly?

Ihazapughappy
Spotted by
Ihazapughappy

Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Jan 28, 2013
Submitted on Jan 29, 2013

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