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Crane Fly

Tipulidae

Description:

It looks like mosquito but it is bigger and I don't know why its has lots of eggs on its back. Never seen before...

Notes:

Good to know that they don't bite human and they eat nectar..


1 Species ID Suggestions

Eva Varga
Eva Varga 6 years ago
Crane Fly
Tipulidae


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6 Comments

Eva Varga
Eva Varga 6 years ago

You're welcome, Injica! To what patch do you refer?

injica
injica 6 years ago

Eva, tnx for copying my sugg, what you haven't got the patch yet?

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 6 years ago

Hi Eva, thank you..I changed to Crane Fly..:)

Megan Gilbert
Megan Gilbert 6 years ago

nice clear photo!

Eva Varga
Eva Varga 6 years ago

Very cool spotting! I haven't seen them with eggs on their back. Interesting! :)

injica
injica 6 years ago

More like a crane fly not a mosquito ;)

Sally Chuang
Spotted by
Sally Chuang

Taiwan

Lat: 23.88, Long: 120.58

Spotted on May 10, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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