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Crane fly larva

Tipulidae family

Description:

A brownish color larva that I have found while looking for other small arthropods

Habitat:

Leaf litter next to a small stream

Notes:

Crane fly larva

1 Species ID Suggestions

Cranefly
Tipulidae family


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3 Comments

Chaenorrhinum
Chaenorrhinum 7 years ago

I bet it wanted to be *in* the stream. Maybe it was underwater when it chose the spot. I'm still betting cranefly.

Drew b
Drew b 7 years ago

No I wasn't in a vernal pool I found it under some leafs next to a small stream

Chaenorrhinum
Chaenorrhinum 7 years ago

Leaf litter? Any chance you were in a vernal pool? These are typically aquatic.

Drew b
Spotted by
Drew b

Ohio, USA

Lat: 38.91, Long: -83.97

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 4, 2012

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