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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 .... Despite widely held beliefs that adult crane flies (or " mosquito hawks") prey on mosquito populations, the adult crane fly is anatomically ...

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

Aug 17, 2015 ... The 15,000 or so known true crane flies in the family Tipulidae also share a somewhat similar appearance to mosquitoes. They have a narrow ...

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

Mosquito Eater? You may have heard crane flies called mosquito eaters or mosquito hawks. Contrary to popular belief, crane flies do not eat mosquitoes or bite ...

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Apr 27, 2016 ... Many people call these “mosquito hawks” or “mosquito eaters,” but ... they are basically harmless and won't help with any mosquito problems.

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Mar 31, 2014 ... Growing up in Louisiana, it's a myth we've all heard, you're not supposed to kill the so called "mosquito-hawks" because they eat mosquitoes!
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Mar 2, 2017 ... The mosquito hawk - crane fly. Charles Floyd. Loading... Unsubscribe from Charles Floyd? Cancel Unsubscribe. Working.

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Apr 25, 2017 ... A mosquito hawk is the nickname of winged insects that eat mosquitoes on the wing, especially types of dragonflies, and damselflies.

bushcraftusa.com/forum/threads/mosquito-hawk-do-they-really-eat-mosquitoes.37592

According to chacha.com - Mosquito hawks are colloquial terms for crane flies and dragonflies. Dragonflies do eat mosquitoes, crane flies do ...

www.saferbrand.com/advice/insect-library/garden-insects/all-about-crane-flies

In fact, they are sometimes called mosquito hawks or mosquito wasps. Despite that name, they don't prey on mosquitoes. The truth is that European crane flies ...