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Crane Fly



3/8-2.5" (8-65 mm), Wingspan up to 3" (75 mm). Abdomen longer than thorax & head combined. Grayish brown to golden depending on species. Very thin legs usually twice as long as the body. Females (like this one) have a sharp ovipositor.


Humid areas & wet ground.


This one was hanging out by the light on the deck.

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Rindge, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Jun 8, 2011
Submitted on Jun 10, 2011

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