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Crane flies


Commonly called daddy-long-legs because of their long, dangling legs. A variable range of flies, some surprising small and like mosquitos.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Crane Fly (N flavipalpis)

Nephrotoma flavipalpis

Crane fly (T lunata)

Tipula lunata

Giant Crane Fly

Tipula maxima

Crane Fly (T paludosa)

Tipula paludosa

Crane Fly (T oleracea)

Tipula oleracea

Crane Fly (L nubeculosa)

Limonia nubeculosa

Yellow-bellied Fungus Gnat

Sciara hemerobiodes