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Photo#40580
Crane Fly? - Nephrotoma

Crane Fly? - Nephrotoma
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
June 27, 2005
Size: 1 inch app.
I thought this to be a Crane fly. On checking the site I find that none of the images shown have as sharp a point at the tip of the abdomen as this insect. Can anyone help with ID?

Nephrotoma sp.
Yes, it is a female crane fly belong to genuse Nephrotoma. See this image. Female crane fly has a sharp ovipositor at the tail end -Chen

 
Crane Fly
Thank you Chen. I appreciate your help.
Naomi

 
Thank you.
Thank you Chen, and thanks to Naomi for a very fine image!

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