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Infraorder Tipulomorpha - Crane Flies

BG795 C7899 - Tipula disjuncta - male ??????? - Toxorhina magna Crane fly - Tricyphona autumnalis - male Crane fly? - Nephrotoma elephant mosquito? - Tipula Tipulidae Second Molophilus female with attached parasites (?) - Molophilus - female Crane fly - Tipula - female
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)
Numbers
4 families, all represented in NA; >1500 spp. in 90 genera and >100 subgenera in our area, >15300 spp. (+about as many estimated undescribed) in ~700 genera and subgenera worldwide(1)
Identification
selected keys to aquatic larvae in(2)(3)(4)(5)
Remarks
Flies identified as crane flies (two complete anal veins, V-shaped suture in thorax) can be submitted here or moved here from ID request to await further identification.
See Also
Print References
Alexander, C. P. 1966. The Diptera or true flies of Connecticut. Part VI. First Fascicle. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey, Bulletin 64: 1-509. (PDF)
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