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Family Pachyneuridae

Winter Cranefly? - Cramptonomyia spenceri - female Pachyneurid Fly - Cramptonomyia spenceri - male Is this a winter midge? - Cramptonomyia spenceri - male cranefly look-alike - Cramptonomyia spenceri cranefly look-alike - Cramptonomyia spenceri Cramptonomyia spenceri? - Cramptonomyia spenceri Cramptonomyia spenceri? - Cramptonomyia spenceri Cramptonomyia spenceri? - Cramptonomyia spenceri
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Family Pachyneuridae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The family Cramptonomyiidae has been proposed for Pachyneuridae less Pachyneura.
Explanation of Names
Pachyneuridae Schiner 1864
Numbers
A single species in our area(1), 8 spp. in 7 genera total(2)
Identification
Three branches of R and M reach wing margin; crossvein between second and third branches of R in the North American species.
Range
in NA, BC-OR(1)
Habitat
Forests; larvae in rotting wood(1)