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Species Phoroctenia vittata

Crane - Phoroctenia vittata crane fly - Phoroctenia vittata - female Wood-boring Tipulid - Ctenophora vittata? - Phoroctenia vittata - male Crane Fly - Phoroctenia vittata Crane Fly - Phoroctenia vittata Oregon Cranefly - Phoroctenia vittata Oregon Cranefly - Phoroctenia vittata Ctenophora vittata? - Phoroctenia vittata
Classification
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)
Numbers
2 sspp.(1)
Range
holarctic: one ssp. along the NA Pacific coast (BC-CA), another across Eurasia(1)