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Species Prolimnophila areolata

limoniid crane fly - Prolimnophila areolata limoniid crane fly - Prolimnophila areolata
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)
Tribe Hexatomini
Genus Prolimnophila
Species areolata (Prolimnophila areolata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Limnophila areolata Osten Sacken, 1860
Explanation of Names
Named for the large areolet (discal cell of wing).
Habitat
"common in cool, hemlock-yellow birch woodlands in June" (Alexander, 1943)