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two-dot white crane fly - Tipula duplex - female

two-dot white crane fly - Tipula duplex - Female
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
August 14, 2004
Size: body about 20 mm
On goldenrod in damp meadow beside river.

Update 28 Sep 2006: Thanks to Chen Young for the identification; see comment below.

Lunatipula duplex
Identified by Chen Young. A copy of the image is on the Crane Flies of Pennsylvania page, along with a note saying that this individual is parasitized by a big-headed fly (Pipunculidae) in the genus Nephrocerus; it's an endoparasitoid inside the swollen abdomen of this female.

Image moved from subgenus Lunatipula to L. duplex page.

Tipulidae
A famale of Tipula (Lunatipula) group - Chen

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