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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_fly

Crane fly is a common name referring to any member of the insect family Tipulidae, of the order ... The larvae of crane flies are known commonly as leatherjackets. ... Larvae may eat algae, microflora, and living or decomposing plant matter, ...

entomologytoday.org/2015/08/17/mosquito-hawk-skeeter-eater-giant-mosquito-no-no-and-no

Aug 17, 2015 ... In fact, many of the adult crane flies eat very little, if at all, according to Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a fellow crane fly specialist and curator in the ...

www.domyownpestcontrol.com/crane-fly-identification-guide-a-621.html

Do you know what a crane fly looks like? Click here to find out.

timesofsandiego.com/life/2017/03/31/influx-of-harmless-mosquito-hawks-look-like-giant-mosquitoes

Mar 31, 2017 ... If you've noticed what looks like giant mosquitoes or daddy-longlegs with wings, flying around like crazy and bouncing off walls, you're not ...

countryroadsmagazine.com/travel/outdoor-adventures/the-crane-fly-a-skeeter-eater

Jul 2, 2013 ... Crane flies do look like gargantuan mosquitoes, but aren't. Both are members of the same insect order, Diptera, classifying them as two- (di) ...

www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-giant-crane-fly-invasion-antelope-valley-20170406-story.html

Apr 7, 2017 ... Numerous Antelope Valley residents have reported an invasion of what look like giant mosquitoes, but the bugs are actually crane flies, experts ...

www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sd-me-crane-flies-20170329-story.html

Mar 29, 2017 ... Crane flies are more plentiful in San Diego County these days ... calls about the gangly crane flies, which do look like giant mosquitoes or, ...

www.mosquito.org/mistaken-identities

The largest crane flies are sometimes called "daddy-long-legs", "gully nippers", or "mosquito hawks". However, they do not bite people and they do not eat ...

hortsciences.tamu.edu/galveston/beneficials/beneficial-29_crane_flies.htm

Got Texas-sized mosquitoes? Although they look similar to mosquitoes, crane flies are much larger and do not bite. FIGURE 2. Each wing is about inch in ...

sciencing.com/tell-between-mosquito-hawk-mosquito-8192134.html

A mosquito hawk is the nickname of winged insects that eat mosquitoes on the wing, especially types of dragonflies, and damselflies. Dragonflies, damselflies ...