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Species Epiphragma fasciapenne

a different crane fly? - Epiphragma fasciapenne tipulid 2 - Epiphragma fasciapenne Crane fly - Epiphragma fasciapenne - male Tipula - Epiphragma fasciapenne Epiphragma ? - Epiphragma fasciapenne - male Epiphragma fasciapenne? - Epiphragma fasciapenne - female fly060420-5 - Epiphragma fasciapenne - female Band-winged Crane-fly - Epiphragma fasciapenne
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 Epiphragma
Species fasciapenne (Epiphragma fasciapenne)
Other Common Names
Band-winged Cranefly is a suggested common name, based on the meaning of the species epithet
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiphragma fasciapenne (Say, 1823)
Limnobia fasciapennis Say, 1923
Limnophila pavonina Osten Sacken, 1859
Explanation of Names
FASCIAPENNIS: from the Latin "fascia" (a band) + "penna" (a wing, quill, feather); refers to the banded pattern on the wings of this species
northeastern US and southeastern Canada (1)
Internet References
live adult images [by Steve Marshall, Ontario] plus pinned adult image [by Chen Young, Pennsylvania] (The Crane Flies of Pennsylvania)