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Family Cylindrotomidae - Cylindrotomid Crane Flies

Old Tripod - Liogma nodicornis beetle larva? - Liogma Crane Flies - Liogma nodicornis - male - female Tipulidae - Cylindrotoma distinctissima Tipulidae - Cylindrotoma distinctissima orange - Liogma nodicornis - male small dark crane fly with distinct pale abdominal band - Liogma nodicornis Cylindrotomidae  - Cylindrotoma - male
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 Cylindrotomidae (Cylindrotomid Crane Flies)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly treated as subfamily of Tipulidae
Explanation of Names
Cylindrotomidae Schiner 1863
8 spp. in 4 genera in our area, ~80 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)(2)(3)