limoniid crane fly

(Limonia annulata)

Conservation Status
limoniid crane fly (Limonia annulata)
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

not listed

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

Total length: 5 16 to 7 16 long

 
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

Woodlands

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

May to October

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Larval Food

 
 

 

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 29, 30, 82.

 
  2/6/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Uncommon in Minnesota

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)  
 

Suborder

Nematocera (long-horned flies)  
 

Infraorder

Tipulomorpha (crane flies)  
 

Superfamily

Tipuloidea  
 

Family

Limoniidae (limoniid crane flies)  
 

Subfamily

Limnophilinae  
 

Tribe

Limoniini  
 

Genus

Limonia  
  Subgenus Discobola  
       
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

 

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

This species has no common name. The common name for the family Limoniidae is limoniid crane flies, and is applied here for convenience.

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Roy Williams
6/8/2020

Location: Bemidji MN 56601


         
         
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