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Tipulidae with really long long legs (French Guiana)
Bernard Perthuis
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Posted on 01-05-2018 14:15

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Tipulidae with really long long legs (French Guiana/neotropical)

Especially the second and third are very long : four times the length of the body for the second !

Length of the body : 16 mm.

Which genus is this ?
Edited by Bernard Perthuis on 01-05-2018 16:02
John Carr
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Megistocera longipennis, the only New World species of the genus.
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 01-05-2018 15:30
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Should be submitted in the Gallery!
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