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2013 09 7th Dragonfly or Damselfly

Observed: 7th September 2013 By: shedale54shedale54’s reputation in Invertebratesshedale54’s reputation in Invertebrates
2013 09 7th 001
Description:

On a nettle leaf. Body about 40 - 50mm long. Very little colour. Thought it was dead but then it flew off. Have no idea what it is.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Tipula paludosa interacts

Comments

Amadan's picture

Picture

Has it failed to attach because of an iSpot go-slow?
Edit the observation and try again, if so.

shedale54's picture

2013 09 7th Dragonfly or Damselfly

Thanks. Have tried to re-load.

gardengazer

MikeHiggott's picture

Crane fly

Based on the small image on the front page it appears to be a crane fly - one of the Tipulidae.

Mike

Amadan's picture

Agreed

A Crane Fly of some kind