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Family Limoniidae - Limoniid Crane Flies

 
 
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Revision of the Crane Fly Genus Dicranoptycha in North America
By Chen Young
The University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 1987
Link to article at the Biodiversity Heritage Library currently here:
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/36799#/summary

Contributions toward a knowledge of the natural history and immature stages of the crane-flies I. The genus Polymera Weidemann
By J.S. Rogers
Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 268: 1-13., 1933
PDF online here.

Describes the natural history and immature stages of the two North American species of Polymera.

The crane fly genus Chionea in North America
By George W. Byers
University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 1983
Byers, George W. "The crane fly genus Chionea in North America," University of Kansas Science Bulletin 52:59-195.

A revision of the genus with new species, key, and description of biology and habits so far as they are known.

Online at biostor.org.

The Diptera or True Flies of Connecticut, First Fasicle, External Morphology; Key to Families; Tanyderidae, Ptychopteridae...
By Crampton, GC, Curran CH, Alexander CP
State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1943
full title is Guide to the Insects of Connecticut, Part VI., The Diptera or True Flies of Connecticut, First Fasicle, External Morphology; Key to Families; Tanyderidae, Ptychopteridae, Trichoceridae, Anisopodidae, Tipulidae.

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CCW refers to this text as Alexander, 1943k but the publication date on the title page is 1942. Pages between x and 196 are missing from this PDF

Diptera of the superfamily Tipuloidea found in the District of Columbia
By Alexander, C. P. and McAtee, W. L
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 58(2344): 385-435, 1920
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I can't vouch for how useful this paper still is but it does contain keys to many genera

Manual for the identification of aquatic crane fly larvae for North America
By Gelhaus J.K.
Salt Lake City UT. 212 pp., 2008
Prepared for North American Benthological Society Workshop, May 2008, Salt Lake City UT.

Essentially, adopted from(1)

Manual for the identification of aquatic crane fly larvae for southeastern United States
By Gelhaus J.K.
Durham NC, 206 pp., 2002

The crane flies of California
By Alexander C.P.
Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 8: 1-269, 1967

 
 
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