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Cranefly-Tipula? - Epiphragma fasciapenne

Cranefly-Tipula? - Epiphragma fasciapenne
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 25, 2007
Size: 1 inch approx

Yes, a Crane Fly.
This is a Epiphragma fasciapennis, a common woodland species. Nice find!

Thanks! ^__^ (No matter how
Thanks! ^__^ (No matter how I try I can't get Crane Fly IDs. right)

You're Welcome!
Crane Flies of the genus Epiphragma are quite distinctive because of the combination of wing mottling and banding on the legs. Once you get familiar with these, you'd recognize them instantly.
(BTW I forgot to point out that yours is a female - pointed abdomen. Males have blunt ones)

Thanks for the info-I think I
Thanks for the info-I think I might have to go through some photos of crane flies now that I know this. ^__^

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