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simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_fly

Crane flies look similar to large mosquitoes but, unlike mosquitoes, crane flies do not bite people or animals. Crane flies occasionally eat nectar. There are about ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_fly

Crane fly is a common name referring to any member of the insect family Tipulidae, of the order .... Many adults, however, have such short lifespans that they do not eat at all. Despite widely held beliefs that adult crane flies (or " mosquito hawks") ...

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Aug 17, 2015 ... In fact, many of the adult crane flies eat very little, if at all, according to ... as dew and honey water, but we don't see them do that much,” he said.

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior:Bugs/Crane_Fly

The crane fly is sometimes called "mosquito hawk" or "mosquito lion." Despite this ferocious name, it does not actually eat mosquitoes. Occasionally, its larvae ...

www.orkincanada.ca/pests/flies/crane-flies

In fact, most crane flies eat either nectar or nothing at all, as adults tend to only live for a few days. Though not ... What Do Crane Flies Look Like? The crane flies  ...

animalsake.com/what-do-crane-flies-eat

Though there are four stages in the life cycle of crane flies, adult or fully grown flies have a very short lifespan during which they seldom feed. Buzzle gives you a ...

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

European crane flies and leatherjacket larvae can be very destructive to your ... Their colloquial name, mosquito hawk, is a misnomer – crane flies do not eat ...

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

Jul 2, 2013 ... The crane fly adult doesn't eat mosquitoes or much of anything else. Though not a ... Crane flies do look like gargantuan mosquitoes, but aren't.

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

Apr 7, 2017 ... Although some people believe crane flies eat mosquitoes, Mellor said that's not the ... And, unfortunately for the crane fly, their lifespan is short.