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Sooty Cranefly (Tipula fuliginosa) ♀ Found at the edge of a dense mixed forest.  Geotagged,Spring,Tipula fuliginosa,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Sooty Cranefly (Tipula fuliginosa) ♀

Found at the edge of a dense mixed forest.

    comments (8)

  1. The longer I look at it, the more beautiful it becomes. Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you! Posted one month ago
      1. Agreed! It's stunning!! Compare to Tipula fuliginosa. Posted one month ago
        1. That looks spot on! Thank you! Posted one month ago
          1. You're welcome :) Posted one month ago
            1. "Found in Europe", looks like an outdated wikipedia text perhaps. Posted one month ago
              1. I think so. iNat and BG both show records of it being in the US, including Georgia. Posted one month ago
                1. Thanks, removed the text. Posted one month ago

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''Tipula fuliginosa'', the sooty crane fly, is a species of large crane fly in the family Tipulidae.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded May 28, 2020. Captured May 25, 2020 09:11 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/22.0
  • 1/41s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm