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Genus Bittacomorphella - Pygmy Phantom Crane Flies

Pygmy Phantom Crane Fly - Bittacomorphella Bittacomorphella jonesi Bittacomorphella in Oregon? - Bittacomorphella Bittacomorphella jonesi  Pygmy Phantom Crane Fly? - Bittacomorphella jonesi Bittacomorphella jonesi Bittacomorphella jonesi Bittacomporphella ? - Bittacomorphella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Family Ptychopteridae (Phantom Crane Flies)
Genus Bittacomorphella (Pygmy Phantom Crane Flies)
Size
body length 8-10 mm
Habitat
near springs or small streams in cold woods
See Also
the common phantom crane fly (Bittacomorpha clavipes) is larger and has different arrangement of black and white bands on legs
Internet References
pinned adult image of B. jonesi, plus habitat (Chen Young and James Fetzner, Crane Flies of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Museum of Natural History)