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Species Bittacomorpha clavipes - Phantom Crane Fly

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Family Ptychopteridae (Phantom Crane Flies)
Genus Bittacomorpha
Species clavipes (Phantom Crane Fly)
Distinguished from the only similar Eastern species, Bittacomorphella jonesi, by the enlarged basitarsi. Distinguished from the Western Bittacomorpha occidentalis by range and white stripe on thorax.
East of Rocky Mountains
Swamps and similar wetlands
This is the common Eastern species normally meant by the term "phantom crane fly"