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Long-antenna fly - Macrocera - male

Long-antenna fly - Macrocera - Male
Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA
March 15, 2014
Size: 1-2 cm
@ blacklight, >3 cm with antenna extended - there were two at the light, very active

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Long-antenna fly - Macrocera - male Long-antenna fly - Macrocera - male

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Excellent!
I've always wondered what these long-antenna'd guys were. What's the diagnostic feature for the family if you don't mind me asking?

 
Other than ID by BugGuiders ...
Family Keroplatidae:

http://taxondiversity.fieldofscience.com/2012/10/keroplatidae.html

http://bugguide.net/node/view/14942


The large antennae, macro they are, were the first giveaway for me in my encounter with the genus.

Macrocera, male, ...

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