Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Cylindrotomidae - Cylindrotomid Crane Flies

Crane Flies - Liogma nodicornis - male - female Crane Flies - Liogma nodicornis Cylindrotomidae ? - 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)