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Crane Fly

Observed: 30th April 2013 By: Peter Orchard
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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P1100169
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stevegregory's picture

Nephrotoma species

Nephrotoma species - the Tiger Craneflies - are characterised by their bold black and yellow markings.......

Peter Orchard's picture

Thanks. They photos now

Thanks. They photos now showing for Nephrotoma species are far superior to those in my field guide and it was certainly not one of those! So T oleracaea then?

Roger Morris's picture

I would reckon on Tipula but

I would reckon on Tipula but which one.....

stevegregory's picture

Several similar species.....

Tipula (Yamatotipula) lateralis is a possibility, but there are several similar species and I (personally) would check the id with a microscope.