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subgenus Yamatotipula

Crane Fly in Connecticut. - Tipula Tipulidae at Lights - Tipula Crane fly - Tipula sayi - female wasp type - Tipula jacintoensis Tipula furca - female craneflies - Tipula Crane Fly (Tipula subgenus Yamatotipula) - Tipula - female Unknown Crane Fly ? - Tipula furca - female
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 Tipulidae (Large Crane Flies)
Subfamily Tipulinae
Genus Tipula
No Taxon subgenus Yamatotipula
Identification
"The adult crane flies of the subgenus Yamatotipula can be separated from most of the other subgenera of Tipula by having the tergite and sternite of 9th abdominal segment fused into a continuous ring in males. The median region of this tergite produced posterior into a simple or bifid depressed lobe with small-blackened spines. Most of the species also have their wings with dark longitudinal stripes."(1)
Remarks
This page was originally created by Chen Young and inadvertently placed at a higher taxonomic level. In order to "move" the page, I had to delete the original and re-create it here.