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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosquito_hawk

Mosquito hawk can mean: Chuck-will's-widow · Crane fly · Damselfly · Dragonfly; A type of fishing fly · Disambiguation icon, This disambiguation page lists ...

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.

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 ...

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

These mosquito-like flies are called crane flies. Crane flies look like Texas-sized mosquitoes and have been incorrectly called mosquito hawks. (The term ...