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Infraorder Tipulomorpha - Crane Flies

Larva Nephrotoma BG1953 E2658 - Tipula sayi - male Cranefly Stanwood WA - female Ornately patterned crane fly - Nephrotoma virescens - female Crane fly Large Crane Fly Unknown Crane Fly
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.
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