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submaculata group

Green eyed crane fly - Tipula Green eyed crane fly - Tipula Crane fly for Chen - Tipula Large crane fly - Tipula submaculata Crane Fly ZH3Z9110 - Tipula - male Cranefly - Tipula submaculata Cranefly - Tipula Pennsylvania Crane Fly for ID - Tipula submaculata - female
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 Tipulinae
Genus Tipula
No Taxon (subgenus Lunatipula)
No Taxon submaculata group
Two species:
Tipula submaculata Loew, 1863, Berl. ent. Z. 7: 288
Tipula mallochi Alexander, 1920, J. Ent. Zool. 12: 91
Per comments by Dr. Chen W. Young here Tipula submaculata and mallochi females cannot at present be separated. Although DNA suggests that the two may be the same species, males can be separated based on genitalia structures.
Print References
Alexander, C. P., 1920. New Species of Crane-Flies from the United States and Canada., Journal of Entomology and Zoology (Claremont), 12: 91
Internet References
Info and Images at The Crane Flies of Pennsylvania