The European crane fly is an invasive lawn pest that is prevalent in the northwest
as well as the northeast. While native species of crane flies live on decaying ...
Mar 30, 2015 ... If you spy what looks like a giant mosquito, don't panic – it's only a crane fly.
Though beneficial decomposers, crane flies and lawn damage also ...
Feb 19, 2003 ... No, there's not a motorcycle gang having a picnic in your yard. There's a non-
native species of crane fly - the European crane fly ("Tipula ...
European crane flies and leatherjacket larvae can be very destructive to your
lawn and garden. Visit our site to learn about controlling this insect pest!
Identification Adult crane flies superficially resemble large mosquitoes with very
long legs. Larvae are brown and wormlike with very tough skin; they resemble ...
It is often said that the European crane fly is the only serious insect pest of lawns
in the Maritime Northwest. That's great news! It means that insecticide.
Summary: Crane flies resemble very large mosquitoes. Adults are harmless but
the larvae of some species can damage the roots of your lawn. Control ...
Step #1: Identify the crane fly and try to eliminate them before new ones hatch.
The larva of adult crane flies feed on grass plants from late fall through spring.
Crane fly larvae can wreak havoc on your lawn. Learn about prevention
measures from Spring-Green's Lawn Talk podcast and transcript.
Sep 19, 2013 ... Watch for European crane fly damage to lawns and golf courses in October and
next April and May. To be prepared, here are photos of ...