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Genus Atarba

Crane Fly - Atarba picticornis Cranefly ID Request - Atarba picticornis Small Crane Fly - Atarba picticornis Small Crane Fly - Atarba picticornis Limoniidae? - Atarba picticornis Limoniidae? - Atarba picticornis Mating Crane Flies - Atarba picticornis - male - female crane fly - Atarba picticornis
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 Hexatomini
Genus Atarba
Numbers
4 species in North America listed at nearctica.com
contains 3 subgenera: Atarba, Atarbodes, Ischnothrix
Size
body length 6-7 mm
Range
cosmopolitan
Habitat
grassy areas and on low vegetation in shaded open woods; larvae develop in saturated decaying wood
Internet References
pinned adult images of male and female A. picticornis plus description and habitat (Chen Young and James Fetzner, The Crane Flies of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Museum of Natural History)
classification in subfamily Chioneinae and list of subgenera (Catalogue of the Crane Flies of the World, Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility, U. of Amsterdam)
distribution and references (Dept. of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government)