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Phantom crane fly

Tipulidae family

Description:

Mosquito like flying insects. Size about 25mm. Always moving in a pulsating manner.

Habitat:

They are always seen hanging from spider webs.

Notes:

Updated on 15/08/13.... third and fourth photos are their mating dance and mating..

47 Comments (1–25)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you surekha

surekha
surekha 6 years ago

Congrats sunnyjosef!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you for your comments... @MaryFord, I have added to GNP mission, thank you.

lmdang
lmdang 6 years ago

Great series!

MaryFord
MaryFord 6 years ago

Incredible! Contribute to the Great Nature Project mission?

Pak Hoi T
Pak Hoi T 6 years ago

Nice. And the spider is like, "nothing much, just drying my meals"

Amazing !!!!!!! congrats ! :)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Congrats sunnyjosef! Great shot!

Sckel
Sckel 6 years ago

Oops, gave a problem here and sent the comment 2 times. Sorry.

Sckel
Sckel 6 years ago

Congratulations sunnyjosef

Sckel
Sckel 6 years ago

Congratulations, sunnyjosef.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you friends for your comments...

Congratulations !

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

Congratulations on your wonderful crane fly spotting.
By the way, Bittacomorpha clavipes is only limited to the eastern North America.

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Congratulations!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Congratulations! is a very beautiful spotting :-)

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 6 years ago

Beautiful SOTD!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Congratulations sunnyjoseph! This spotting is truly amazing!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you for your wishes..

Chicquita
Chicquita 6 years ago

Very cool ... :)

Congrats sunnyjosef!

beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago

Great! Congratulations on an awesome photo! You take amazing pics!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you Karen and all the other friends for selecting my phantoms .....

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Congrats Sunny! Your pic is amazing!!

Subin S
Subin S 6 years ago

Congratzz!!

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Kochi, Kerala, India

Spotted on Aug 13, 2013
Submitted on Aug 13, 2013

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