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Genus Symplecta

Limoniid Crane Fly - Symplecta cana Crane Fly - Symplecta cana Fly - Symplecta cana - female Fly - Symplecta cana limoniid crane fly - Symplecta cana - female Tipulidae - Symplecta pilipes Symplecta crane fly - Symplecta cana Symplecta pilipes - Symplecta cana
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 Eriopterini
Genus Symplecta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Symplecta is a former subgenus of Erioptera per comment by Matt Bertone.
Symplecta was erected in 1830 by Johann Wilhelm Meigen (1764 – 1845), a German entomologist famous for his pioneering work on Diptera.
Numbers
34 species in United States per Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World
15 species in Canada
Identification
The wavy A2 vein is a dead giveaway per comment by Matt Bertone.
(A2 is the basal or anal vein.)
Range
Members of this genus are worldwide in distribution.
S. cana occurs throughout North America, south to Central America.
Internet References
Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World (Pjotr Oosterbroek, Zoological Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands)