Thread subject: :: Identification query, Tipula spec.

Posted by Volkmar on 07-05-2022 19:59

Who knows this fly ? Found at a forest border today, sitting on a leaf. Germany, Soester Börde near D-59519 Hewingsen 208m.
Best regards

Edited by Volkmar on 07-05-2022 20:14

Posted by eklans on 08-05-2022 07:38

Hi Volkmar, it's a male Nephrotoma cf. appendiculata (difficult to be 100% sure without a lateral view).

Posted by Volkmar on 08-05-2022 11:47

Thank you very much for the determination of this crane fly and the info Eric.
Best regards