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Photo#70502
Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - male

Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - Male
Logy Bay, N47º 37.832' W052º 41.252' (WGS84), Northeast Avalon, Newfoundland/Labrador, Canada
August 13, 2006
Size: Approx 2cm body

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Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - male Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - male Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - male Tipula oleracea? - Tipula - male

This crane fly
looks like one of the introduced species of European crane flies . Check here for more info . - Chen

 
Tipula oleracea?
Thank you for the link you provided. Based upon that material, my guess is that my subject is a male Tipula oleracea. I think that the posterior end of my subject's body resemblesTipula oleracea more than Tipula paludosa. Also from the image link you provided, it would seem that my subject is certainly a male.   Based on the Tipula paludosa larva image, I wonder if the fly I photographed is a representative of the species that emerged from this fly larva I submitted previously:
Caterpillar? - Tipula
The images for that larva are already on the European crane flies guide page.

 
It is likely that
the adult fly you encountered was related to the larva which you took its picture earlier. If this was the case, then the male fly could be a Tipula oleracea. On the other hand, since both species have a fall generation, your adult fly also could be either species and it is extremely difficult to make a positive identificaiton based solely on images.

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