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Crane fly? (2 pictures - upper and lower surface)

Observed: 6th August 2011 By: pglwilliamspglwilliams’s reputation in Invertebrates
Crane fly 1
Crane fly 1 1

I found this dead on the window sill of my conservatory this morning. I think it is a crane fly, possibly Ptychopteridae contaminata, but am not at all sure. The whole body, excluding antennae, is about 12.5 mm long. The abdomen is banded black and yellow and ends in a pronounced bulge.

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