Thursday, September 8, 2016

Yellow Fat Crane Fly

8 September 2016

This huge insect was found dead on our deck early this morning.  It has been identified as a Yellow Fat Crane Fly Leptotarsus (Pseudoleptotarsus) liponeura, from the family Tipulidae, thanks to Doug McDougie from Amateur Entomology Australia.  

J.G.

Yellow Fat Crane Fly Leptotarsus (Pseudoleptotarsus) liponeura , Jarowair 8/09/16

Yellow Fat Crane Fly Leptotarsus (Pseudoleptotarsus) liponeura , Jarowair 8/09/16

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