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Craneflies

Observed: 6th May 2013 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in Invertebrates
cranefly
cranefly2
Description:

A sheet and light moth trapping session using an MV bulb attracted far more flies than moths. Included in the former were c. 20 of these craneflies, many desperate to go forth and multiply.

Identifications
  • Tipula
    Confidence: It might be this.
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    Likely ID
    Tipula (Tipula) oleracea
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.