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Species Ptychoptera quadrifasciata

Phantom Crane Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - female mating craneflies - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - male - female Crane Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - male Phantom Crane Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata? - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - female Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - female Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - female yard striped cranefly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - male - female Phantom Crane Fly - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Family Ptychopteridae (Phantom and Fold-winged Crane Flies)
Genus Ptychoptera (Fold-winged Crane Flies)
No Taxon (quadrifasciata species group)
Species quadrifasciata (Ptychoptera quadrifasciata)
Size
7-9 mm
Habitat
"The immature stages are aquatic or nearly so, found mainly in saturated mud at the margins of streams or in swales."(1)
Remarks
Western populations of "Ptychoptera quadrifasciata" are probably an undescribed species.