Female Crane Fly

Female Crane Fly

Observation - Female Crane Fly - Global. Description: Spotted in May in a garden centre in South Wales in the UK. A crane fly of course, but I'd never seen such a huge one with quite heavilly pattened wings ...is it some kind unusual sub species?

Spotted in May in a garden centre in South Wales in the UK. A crane fly of course, but I'd never seen such a huge one with quite heavilly pattened wings ...is it some kind unusual sub species?