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Species Limonia annulata

Crane Fly - Limonia annulata Crane fly with bullseye pattern on wings - Limonia annulata Crane Fly - Limonia annulata ocellated crane fly - Limonia annulata Limonia ? - Limonia annulata Limoniidae ? - Limonia annulata Limoniidae ? - Limonia annulata - female Limonia annulata
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 Discobola)
Species annulata (Limonia annulata)
body length 8-11 mm
body yellowish or greenish-yellow; wings yellow with a supernumerary cross vein in cell 1st A, connecting the two anal veins; series of eye-like brown markings along costal margin; femora with subterminal black ring and clear yellow apex
British Columbia to Newfoundland, south to Tennessee
also occurs in Eurasia, south to New Guinea
woodlands: adults commonly found in hollow logs and on moss-covered bases of trees; larvae found beneath bark of decaying wood
adults present May to October
page creation based on Chen Young's identification of this image
Internet References
pinned adult images of male and female plus distribution, description, habitat (Chen Young and James Fetzner, The Crane Flies of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Museum of Natural History)
live adult images from Taiwan plus the same pinned adult images as shown on the Crane Flies of Pennsylvania site above (Lin Yechan, Ministry of Education Computer Center, Taiwan)
habitat and seasonality; PDF doc (Benjamin Foote, A Preliminary Survey of the Crane Flies of Delaware County, Ohio, 1956, Ohio State U.)