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Crane fly

Ctenophora ishiharai

Description:

Long legs.Yellow body with curly black tail upwards pointed. Wings with some transparent spots - looks like lightning symbols. Antenna's are very big.. Landed on my arm when was alongside an river. Philippines-Cebu Island.

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6 Comments

KitchilPus
KitchilPus 3 years ago

Thanks all for information and nice comments.Best finds everybody.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

Everything about this fly is attractive - great find KitchilPus !

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 3 years ago

awesome

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 3 years ago

That is one fancy crane fly! Beautiful colors. :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

I think you're right Machi. Closest I can find is https://www.whatsthatbug.com/2009/07/20/...

Machi
Machi 3 years ago

I think it is a crane fly in Ctenophorinae... though I'm not an expert

KitchilPus
Spotted by
KitchilPus

Alegría, Central Visayas, Philippines

Spotted on May 2, 2017
Submitted on May 3, 2017

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