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Photo#359195
Crane Fly larva - Tipula

Crane Fly larva - Tipula
Preservation Park, Guelph (N43º30'18"W080º13'25"), Wellington, Ontario, Canada
October 15, 2009
Size: 35 mm

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Crane Fly larva - Tipula Crane Fly larva - Tipula

Moved
Moved from larvae.

Moved
Moved from Tipula.

Larva of
Tipula (Yamatotipula) species. Excellent image to show the fully extention of the anal gills. Those gills only visible when the larva is in the water, once in the air the gills will withdraw and become invisible or only partially extended. The dorsal hair lines is one of the characters of species found in the Yamatotipula group. - Chen

 
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crazy looking
Great find.

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