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mummified male crane fly - Limnophila - male

mummified male crane fly - Limnophila - Male
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
July 29, 2018
Size: 6.4 mm
L. fuscovaria has add'l crossvein near wingtip (Alexander, 1919). Males of L. solstitiales are 5.5 mm or smaller (Alexander, 1942). Chestnut Run just W of Unquity Road, Blue Hills Reservation. Larger image.

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Moved
Moved from Limnophila.

(Sub)genus Dicranophragma
Limnophila fuscovaria and angustula have a crossvein in cell r3, which I think I see, with difficulty because it is in a dark spot. L. aprilina has an extra crossvein in cell m near the middle of the wing, which I do not see.

 
re: L. aprilina
trying to ID on-line despite scarce resources
OTOH, who wants to go to MCZ and ruin ones eyesight?
bring on the handheld sequencers

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