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Spotted Crane Fly? or Tiger Crane Fly?

Observed: 24th August 2012 By: Barbie6803Barbie6803’s reputation in InvertebratesBarbie6803’s reputation in Invertebrates
  • Spotted Cranefly
    Confidence: It might be this.
    Likely ID
    Nephrotoma sp.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Nephrotoma sp.

I think I see a dark stigma towards the rear, outer edge of each wing. The Spotted Crane-fly (N. appendiculata) has only weak ones. I have been using the term "Tiger Cranefly"
as a common name for members of the Nephrotoma genus - or at least some of them.