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Crane Fly

Tipulidae

Description:

Adults are very slender, long-legged flies that may vary in length from 2–60 millimetres (0.079–2.4 in) (tropical species may exceed 100 millimetres or 3.9 in).

Habitat:

They commonly occur in moist environments such as woodlands, streams and flood plains although some species inhabit open fields, dry rangeland and even desert environments.

Notes:

We saw this crane fly in our backyard.

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callysanita
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callysanita

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2011
Submitted on Jun 4, 2011

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