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Dotted-wing Crane Fly - Leptotarsus (Habromastix) terraereginae

Family Tipulidae

This page contains pictures and information about Dotted-wing Crane Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
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Pictures taken near Alexandra Hill during early winter. This Crane Fly has patterned wings and very long antennae. The long antennae show this is a male Crane Fly. 
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1. Insects of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p741.
1. The Tipulidae (Diptera) of Australia. IX. The genus Leptotarsus Guerin; the subgenus Habromastix Skuse* - 1974, NV Dobrotworsky, Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 22(25) 15 - 30. 

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