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Genus Bittacomorpha

Dainty Flyer - Bittacomorpha clavipes - female Phantom Crane Fly - Bittacomorpha clavipes flying insect unknown - Bittacomorpha clavipes - male - female Booted bug - Bittacomorpha clavipes first submission, Ninjafly? - Bittacomorpha clavipes Black and White Crane Fly - Bittacomorpha clavipes Phantoms - Bittacomorpha clavipes - male - female crane fly or similar - Bittacomorpha clavipes
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Family Ptychopteridae (Phantom Crane Flies)
Genus Bittacomorpha
ITIS lists several species. Nearctica lists two, B. clavipes which is widespread and common east of the Rocky Mountains and B. occidentalis which is found along the Pacific coast.