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Limoniid Crane Fly

Orimarga mirabilis

Description:

Tiny, slender and dark. Long, thin legs with dark "knees". I was able to find very little information on this genus and even fewer images. I almost missed this interesting little crane fly due to the size and where it chose to rest on my moth sheet. I hope I get a chance to see more of them next season.

Habitat:

Suburban backyard. Attracted to a blacklight.

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ForestDragon
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ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2015
Submitted on Oct 28, 2015

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