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Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
March 10, 2007
Size: 20 mm
The spiracles... seems to be making a funny face... the brown blob is some feces it decided to share with me.

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Tipulid Tipulid Tipulid

Moved from Tipula.

Moved from larvae.

Moved from Crane Flies.

It's cute!
It reminds me of a dog, LOL.


Moved from Flies.

It looks like
could be in the Tipula (Lunatipula) or Tipula (Pterelachisus) groups. Check here ,also Gelhaus, J.K. 1986b. Larvae of the crane fly genus Tipula in North America (Diptera: Tipulidae). Kansas University Science Bulletin 53: 121-182. - Chen

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