tiger crane fly

(Nephrotoma ferruginea)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

tiger crane fly (ferruginea)

NatureServe

not listed

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

April to early October. Common May to September.

Habitat

Suburbs, in or adjacent to turfgrass, open woodlands, oak-hickory forests, riversides, grasslands, pasture lands, grasses of urban lawns, cultivated crops.

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Taxonomy

Order:

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)

 

Suborder:

Nematocera (long-horned flies)

 

Infraorder:

Tipulomorpha (crane flies)

 

Superfamily:

Tipuloidea

 

Family:

Tipulidae (large crane flies)

 

Subfamily:

Tipulinae

 
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