Mature larvae: 1 to 1-1/2 inches (2.5 - 3.8 cm) long.
Adults: 2.5-3.0 cm long
diagnostic character of European crane fly adults is a narrow dark-colored band along the leading edge of the wing adjacent to a light-colored band.
Larvae feed on the roots of grasses.
Adults don't feed
Non native. Introduced from Europe before 1955