[NetBehaviour] help, need insect identification

Simon Biggs simon at littlepig.org.uk
Fri Aug 19 10:58:24 CEST 2011

Looks like a crane fly. They lay eggs in the grass which hatch in warm sunshine after rain. Usually high summer.



On 19 Aug 2011, at 09:15, Alan Sondheim wrote:

> help, need insect identification
> http://www.alansondheim.org/swaner20.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/swaner21.jpg
> found near Park City, UT, maybe a mayfly but without the cerci and other
> identifying features. obviously not a damselfly or dragonfly or alderfly
> or stonefly. I think it was close to dying, probably already mated. there
> were swallows and swifts around. this is the only one of these I've seen.
> thanks -
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