Crane fly

Crane flies is the common name given to a family of true flies known as the Tipulidae. Tipulids have long thin legs and weak flight. In some species the body can be brightly coloured and the wings patterned. However, most species have pale brown bodies and clear wings.

A close-up photograph of a daddy Long legs (tipulid).

A tipulid fly (daddy long legs).
Photograph by Eugene Zelenko, used under GFDL

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