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Species Limonia domestica

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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 Limoniidae (Limoniid Crane Flies)
Tribe Limoniini
Genus Limonia
No Taxon (subgenus Rhipidia)
Species domestica (Limonia domestica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhipidia domestica Osten Sacken, 1860
Identification
"Note the slightly expanded antennal segements and the pale color of the few antennal segments prior to the apical segment." -- Chen Young
"Rhipidia domestica have antennomeres 12 & 13 light, not R. duplicata." -- Matt Bertone
Range
Mostly Southeastern and tropical, north to Connecticut
Remarks
Several related tropical species also have pale-banded antennae. One of them, Limonia schwarzi, reaches southern Florida.