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Species Erioptera septemtrionis

Crane Fly - Erioptera septemtrionis Crane Fly ZH3Z3269_2 - Erioptera septemtrionis - male Limoniid Crane Flies mating - Erioptera septemtrionis - male - female NJ Erioptera septemtrionis - Erioptera septemtrionis - male - female Crane fly? - Erioptera septemtrionis limoniid crane fly - Erioptera septemtrionis - male Antocha saxicola ? - Erioptera septemtrionis Erioptera septemtrionis ? - Erioptera septemtrionis
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 Eriopterini
Genus Erioptera
No Taxon (subgenus Erioptera)
Species septemtrionis (Erioptera septemtrionis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erioptera septemtrionis Osten Sacken, 1860
Explanation of Names
Septemtrionis means northern
Distinguished from close relatives by the pale brown color with contrasting dark halteres.
Eastern North America
April to September (Alexander, 1943)