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Species Phoroctenia vittata

Large Crane Fly - Ctenophora (Phoroctenia) vittata - Phoroctenia vittata - female crane fly - Phoroctenia vittata Wood-boring Tipulid - Ctenophora vittata? - Phoroctenia vittata - male Crane Flies [?] mating (Tipulidae) - Phoroctenia vittata - male - female Colourful Tipulidae - Phoroctenia vittata Crane fly - Phoroctenia vittata - female Oregon Cranefly - Phoroctenia vittata Possible Crane Fly on fungus? - Phoroctenia vittata - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Tipulomorpha (Crane Flies)
Family Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Subfamily Ctenophorinae
Genus Phoroctenia
Species vittata (Phoroctenia vittata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ctenophora vittata (Meigen 1830)
Explanation of Names
Phoroctenia vittata (Meigen 1830)
2 sspp.(1)
holarctic: one ssp. along the NA Pacific coast (BC-CA), another across Eurasia(1)