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Family Limoniidae - Limoniid Crane Flies

Pretty Sure It's Erioptera chlorophylla - Erioptera chlorophylla - female Crane fly - Limonia which mosquito?  - Limonia Crane fly - Limonia immatura Limoniid Crane Fly - Pseudolimnophila luteipennis Limonia cinctipes Erioptera? - Erioptera Erioptera caliptera? - Erioptera caliptera
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 Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
para- or polyphyletic group(1)(Krivosheina 2012); formerly treated as subfamily of Tipulidae
Explanation of Names
Limoniidae Rondani 1856
Numbers
the largest tipulomorph family, with ~900 spp. in ca. 70 genera (+70 subgg.) in our area and ~10,800 spp. in >300 genera worldwide(2)(3) [~190 genera worldwide per(1)]
Identification
terminal (fourth) segment of maxillary palpus short or subequal to third segment (elongate, longer than first three segments combined in Tipulidae)
antennae usually with 14 or 16 segments (13 in Tipulidae)
Interpretation of the wing venation can be difficult, especially on the subcostal and radial fields. See Alexander (1927, 1929-1930). (4) is also useful.
Print References
Alexander, C. P. 1927. The interpretation of the radial field of the wing in the nematocerous Diptera, with special reference to the Tipulidae. Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New South Wales 52: 42-72. (PDF)
Alexander, C. P. 1929-1930. A comparison of the systems of nomenclature that have been applied to the radial field of the wing in the Diptera. Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Entomology 2: 700-707. (Contains important corrigenda to Alexander (1927)) (PDF)
Alexander, C. P. 1966. The Diptera or true flies of Connecticut. Part VI. First Fascicle. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey, Bulletin 64: 1-509. (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Order Diptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Pape T., Blagoderov V., Mostovski M.B. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 222–229.
2.USDA Diptera Site (now closed)
3.Oosterbroek P. (2014) Catalogue of the craneflies of the world
4.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1981. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.