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tiger crane fly - Austrolimnophila toxoneura

tiger crane fly - Austrolimnophila toxoneura
Mebane, Orange/Caswell/Alamance corners County, North Carolina, USA
May 4, 2009

Moved from Tiger Crane Flies.

It looks like

Not sure
but probably not Nephrotoma. Reminds me of a Limoniine not Tipuline. May be Pilaria but just a guess.

Hey Matt!
I just thought it was a tiger because my other one I have up here that's the same was IDed as a tiger crane fly
so I thought they were the same... check it out and see what you think!

You're right
on the other one being Nephrotoma. There are a couple ways to tell of it is Nephrotoma: short nose and big eyes, and a short Rs vein. Other than that, they will have other tipuline features (long 4th palpomere, etc.); color can be deceiving on any ID.

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