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Tipulidae or Dixidae

Observed: 25th May 2013 By: Susan Lonsdale
Tipulidae or Dixidae
Tipulidae or Dixidae?

I keyed both of these flies out as tipulidae, until it cam to looking up the description where it said they should have a discal cell on their wings. Neither species has, so I returned to the key and assumed I had mis-identified wing veins. Both then came up as Dixidae. Can anyone shed some light on which it is likely to be?

  • Crane flies or Dixidae (Tipulidae or Dixidae)
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.