What do crane flies eat?

Answer

Crane flies eat grasses and the roots of some plants after maturing into adults. However, their larvae feed on lifeless leaves, fungi, plant roots and decomposing plants found in the soil, water or mud. Crane flies spend their time in mud before they hatch during the spring season.
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Crane flies do not eat. While they are larvae they feed on decomposing organic matter and some plants. These types of flies are found in moist areas. You can find more information here: http://insects.tamu.edu/fieldguide/bimg215.html
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