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crane fly - Tipula longiventris - female
crane fly - Tipula longiventris - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 4, 2016
Size: 45 mm inc. palps
4 of 4 images of this specimen.

crane fly - Tipula longiventris - female
crane fly - Tipula longiventris - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 4, 2016
Size: 45 mm inc. palps
3 of 4 images of this specimen.

crane fly - Tipula longiventris - female
crane fly - Tipula longiventris - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 4, 2016
Size: 45 mm inc. palps
2 of 4 images of this specimen.

Butterfly ID?
Butterfly ID?
Canyon De Chelly, Apache County, Arizona, USA
June 29, 2016
This side shot was the only one I could get. Can the species be IDed?

crane fly - Tipula longiventris - female
crane fly - Tipula longiventris - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 4, 2016
Size: 45 mm inc. palps
1 of 4 images of this specimen.
Kitchen after midnight. Larger image.

another ceratopogonid midge - male
another ceratopogonid midge - Male
Cove Point, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 4-5mm est. from photo
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
San Antonio/Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, USA
June 24, 2016
Size: approx. 5 in. long
3 of 3 images of this specimen.

another ceratopogonid midge - male
another ceratopogonid midge - Male
Cove Point, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 4-5mm est. from photo
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
I think this one belongs in Ceratopogoninae but am not sure where it belongs beyond that. FWIW, it has some resemblance to the guide’s images of Bezzia but I wouldn’t put any money on that.
Thanks in advance for the help

Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
San Antonio/Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, USA
June 24, 2016
Size: approx. 5 in. long
2 of 3 images of this specimen.

Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
Mysterious Giant Caterpillar
San Antonio/Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, USA
June 24, 2016
Size: approx. 5 in. long
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
Moved similarly to an inchworm.

 
 
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