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Woodland Tipulid
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Posted on 12-04-2007 00:54
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Caught in a damp woodland near stream with much rotten wood. Location UK - Shropshire. 11.04.2007 Any ideas?
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Nigel Jones, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Posted on 12-04-2007 16:43
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This image gives an overall impression of a crane fly in the subfamily Pediciidae (as currently classified in the world catalogue). However, to be sure will need to check the palpi, antennae, and the compound eyes.
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