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Photo#113151
Weird fly thingy - Helius flavipes

Weird fly thingy - Helius flavipes
Bloomington, Minnesota County, Minnesota, USA
May 27, 2007

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Moved
Moved from Tipulomorpha.

Crane fly
of Helius flavipes . The image is not clear to see the fly but the dark tips of the legs and the up-and-down buncing movements gave it away. - Chen

Cropped for more detail.
It looks like a crane fly to me, but I'm no fly expert. An approximate measurement might also help.

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