Sunday, July 25, 2010

Today's Macro Photo. Flying insect.

SOLVED by facebook fan - April. The crane fly is an insect from the Tipulidae family. They are know by many names, depending on what region of the U.S. that you are in. Some of the more common names include mosquito hawk, mosquito eater (or skeeter eater)..., gallinipper, gollywhopper. There have been 4,256 species of crane flys identified so far. These insects do not bite, the adults either feed on nectar, or not at all.

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