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Crane fly discovered by Tclenche (#7034)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 5, 2015 @ 11:45 AM
Posted on: July 9, 2015 @ 9:48 PM (diff: 4 days)
Comments:
I see these in our grass all the time. this one was on my basement wall.

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By Barry Hicks on 7/10/2015 9:37:00 AM

Hello, these flies are commonly called daddy longlegs or dandy longlegs in Newfoundland. Elsewhere in NA they are called Crane flies. They belong to the Tipulidae familily and its genus is Tipulus sp.

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