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Genus Trichocera

Trichocera Winter Cranefly? - Trichocera - female Winter Crane Fly - Trichocera Winter Crane Fly - Trichocera Crain fly - Trichocera Trichocera Trichocera Trichocera? - Trichocera
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 Trichoceridae (Winter Crane Flies)
Genus Trichocera
Explanation of Names
Trichocera Meigen 1803
Numbers
close to 30 spp. in our area(1), about twice as many in Europe(2)
Identification
Key to species in (3)
Range
holarctic(1)
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1981. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.
2.de Jong Y.S.D.M. et al. (2014) Fauna Europaea - all European animal species on the web. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e4034.
3.The winter crane flies of North America north of Mexico (Diptera: Trichoceridae)
Pratt H.D. 2003. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 105: 901-914.