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Species Tipula senega

subspecies Lindnerina - Tipula senega crane fly - Tipula senega Crane Fly Resting on Leaf - Tipula senega - female Crane Fly Resting on Leaf - Tipula senega Crane Flies - Tipula senega - male - female
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 Tipulinae
Genus Tipula
No Taxon (subgenus Lindnerina)
Species senega (Tipula senega)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tipula pallida Loew 1863 nec Fabricius 1781
Explanation of Names
Tipula senega Alexander 1915
Size
12-15 mm(1)
Identification
Adults pale yellow, with wings patterned with pale clouds; ovipositor has relatively short and broad cerci(1)
Range
Northern USA and southern Canada east of Rocky Mts (NF-NC to AB-IA)(2)
Habitat
common in low herbaceous plants at edge of woods; come to lights(1)
Season
Primarily a spring species(1)
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